Think-tank's call for landfill tax devolution

By Dan Peters | 04 April 2024

A think-tank has called for a portion of the proceeds from landfill tax to be devolved to councils.

Chief executive of Localis, Jonathan Werran, said there was a ‘need to allocate a portion of landfill tax revenues to fund research and development aimed at advancing technologies for waste recovery, reuse and recycling, as well as for legacy chemical cleanup, as well as a portion allocated to funding the prevention of waste crime’.

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