Recycling more means sending less to landfill

The Environment & Communities Task & Finish group met with officers from waste management last week to discuss the scope of the review on recycling, waste minimisation and composting.  This is such an important area of work for the Council as landfill taxes are increasing and the Welsh Assembly Government has increased the target for Councils to recycle 70% of their waste by 2025.  This is a challenging target and one which the Board felt too important not to be involved in.

The Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board is due to meet on Tuesday 17th August to finalise and agree the scope of the review.


  1. […] were keen to  to participate in and provide evidence for the Board’s current  review into Waste Minimisation, Recycling and Composting in Swansea. The Board is particulary interested in gathering views on whether Swansea Council is […]

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