Ernst & Young has claimed that plans to
allow local authorities to introduce financial incentives for recycling will
change the behaviour of citizens.
This follows the government launching a public consultation on removing the
ban on local authorities introducing financial incentives for recycling,
Rob Winchester, head of waste infrastructure at E&Y said: ‘This is simply
the government looking to adopt the ‘polluter pays principle’ and is a device to
influence the behaviour of citizens.”
‘As well as its punitive purposes it will also bring much-needed money into
the system to deliver the investment demanded by the
Landfill Directive – aimed at reducing the amount of waste going to land
fill,’ he added.
Crowe Clark Whitehill , the top 20 accountancy firm, has announced the promotion of Chris Mould to partner
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