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The Joint Municipal Waste
Management Strategy for Herefordshire and Worcestershire,
The Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy has undergone its
first review and been adopted by the Partnership Authorities. The
documentation from the first review, along with the original
strategy are available to view in the related bar at the right of
In 2009/10 the cost of dealing with municipal waste in the two
counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire was £52 million and
the costs are increasing. Landfill tax is currently set at £56 per
tonne and with a year on year increase will reach £80 per tonne
from April 2014. New treatment facilities are needed to treat our
waste so that we can meet the changes in legislation. We must make
tough decisions as to how to tackle the problem.
Driven by Government and European legislation and a higher
social awareness, we all need to rethink how we deal with our
This reviewed Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy for
Herefordshire and Worcestershire sets out the problems, looks at
our success to date, where we are now and how we can move
Forms JMWMS First
Original JMWMS Documents
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This page was last reviewed 9 January 2012 at 15:10.
The page is next due for review 7 July 2013.