DEFRA: We will fund new burdens to collect food waste weekly

By Dan Peters | 11 March 2019

Whitehall has insisted that local authorities will be funded for new burdens connected with plans to introduce compulsory weekly food waste collections.

The pledge from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) comes as local authorities call on the Government to disclose the model it has used to calculate the financial impact on councils.

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