Tip to charge for DIY and garden waste
Tamworth DIY fans and gardeners could find themselves counting the cost of their hobbies as charges for recycling non-household waste are introduced at Lichfield's waste centre.
The charges will come into force on November 1 at the Trent Valley Road site.
A big bag of soil and or rubble will cost £3; plasterboard will cost £4 per sheet, or big bag; and tyres will cost £4 each.
Gill Heath, Staffordshire County Council's cabinet member for Environment and the Communities, said: "Our recycling centres take domestic waste produced during normal day-to-day household life free of charge and... read more
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