Stoke considers return to weekly collections of 'black bag' waste

April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p16
The article focuses on the plan by Stoke-on-Trent City Council in England to bid for government funding to return to weekly waste collections. In order to return 87,000 homes to weekly waste collections, the council is seeking 4.2 million British pounds in government funding. In 2010-11, the city was able to recycle or compost 39% of its waste. Councillor Janine Bridges explains that ending the dependency on fossil fuels is the main reason for the bid.


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