Thursday February 27, 2020

Bin charges frozen as civil war looms in waste collection industry

Some major waste companies are strongly opposed to caps in pay-by-weight

19th June, 2016
Michael and Brian Buckley owners Greyhound Waste. Pic. Bryan Meade

Bin charges will be capped for a year with no household in the country paying more than their existing bill under the pay-by-weight regime.

The move is understood to enjoy the support of many players in the waste industry, but some major companies are strongly opposed to it, prompting fears of a deepening rift in the waste business this weekend. Sources said a legal challenge could yet materialise.

The proposal, which was brought to the...

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