wordpress themes.

landfill tax

Landfill tax changes on fines increase skip hire prices

HMRC’s recent ruling that fines from transfer stations and also waste materials used to cover landfill sites will be subject to the full £64 per tonne landfill tax rate rather than £2.50 (see letsrecycle.com story) has increased skip hire rates substantially and looks set to put several skip operators and waste processing sites out of …

Read more

Landfill tax – subsidising the waste industry?

I’m not anti-landfill tax. In fact, I think the tax plays a crucial role in changing behaviours. Without the tax and the prospect of many more rises to come, I’m sure that the waste processing industry would have struggled to embrace alternatives to landfill quite so quickly as it has. 

Read more