Fears Gwynedd garden waste bin charges could lead to fly-tipping increase
The introduction of yearly charges of up to £33 for gardeners to have their garden waste collected fortnightly could spark an increase in fly-tipping.
That is the view of community leaders after Gwynedd Council’s cabinet voted in favour of bringing in the charge to make a £750,000 saving in the 2017/18 financial year.
The move will see residents charged £33 a year for collecting their garden waste in a 240 litre-size bin and £28 a year for every additional or smaller 140 litre bin.
Currently, nine Welsh authorities, including Denbighshire, charge for the collection to encourage residents to... read more
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