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Sorry for the slip in the email addresses of Helen Bromley and John DeanThe end of each address should be gov.uk
3) Food waste to be put in black (landfill) refuse bin. This absolutely flies in the face of all that we have been encouraged to do, and will undermine in one fell swoop, years of education and behaviour pattern changes to the detriment of the environment and increased land fill tax bills for the council.
Do you think they are making this up as they go along? Seems like the ramblings of the confused rather than a thought through strategy.
I was chatting to a friend in the pub over the weekend, and he suggested that one consequence of this could be that more people turn to garden bonfires as a way of disposing of previously recyclable waste. That would be a pity, and not great for the environment.
Anyone planning on burning their waste may be well advised to read WHBC's guidance on the issue:Bonfires and smoke"Bonfires are not an acceptable method of disposing of domestic garden rubbish or commercial trade waste."http://www.welhat.gov.uk/neighbourhood/bonfires?sendtoid=252&formid=69919[Includes a PDF on domestic bonfires, which states: "Bonfires can cause real annoyance and nuisance to neighbours and we strongly discourage them. "]http://www.welhat.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=1481&p=0
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