This stinks
Sunday People|May 16, 2021
Fear of monthly bin collections
Nigel Nelson

WHIFFY household waste could pile up for a month under Boris Johnson’s chaotic plan to nationalise bin collections.

The Prime Minister will order councils to pick up food waste, glass and recyclables weekly by 2023 – with a knock-on effect of delaying collection of 15.5 million tonnes of ordinary rubbish a year.

Most of the UK’s 341 local authorities have changed to fortnightly pick-ups because of austerity cuts, with just 67 councils able to keep up weekly collections.

North Tyneside council switched in 2018 after a £3.5million Government grant for weekly collections ended.

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