The council that cut residual waste, increased recycling and made savings

By Accounting for Energy – (3 min read)
At a time when many councils face unprecedented cuts to budgets, serious decisions have to be taken on how remaining funds should be allocated. According to the Local Government Association, even impending increases in council tax will not cover the expected shortfall, and waste management teams are being tasked with maintaining service levels on reduced budgets. All eyes are turned, then to a local authority in Wales which has bucked the trend with a scheme that promises significantly higher recycling rates alongside major budget savings.

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