Some refuse companies proceeding with pay by weight scheme – claim

 

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It's claimed that some refuse companies are proceeding with the pay by weight scheme despite the Government deferring it to next year.

The system was set to be applied from January, allowing people six months to monitor the changes and opt in to the new scheme before full implementation.

The issue caused controversy when waste collectors were accused of using the change to hike charges.

Councillor Patrick McGowan believes any waste collection company who goes ahead with the scheme should have their licence removed: