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The £284m tax sweetener

By Greg PitcherA £284 million boost for businesses trying to divert waste from landfill sites has been welcomed although firms have insisted the fund must be strictly managed.Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett announced the Business Resource Efficiency and Waste programme on Monday.The fund will hand out the money made by the Government as Landfill Tax increases, with £43m available in 2005/6, £95m in 2006/7 and £146m in 2007/8.To encourage ...