WAG's Drive to Improve Recycling; LETTERS

Daily Post (Liverpool, England), March 18, 2011 | Go to article overview

WAG's Drive to Improve Recycling; LETTERS


WALES leads the way in recycling in the UK. This is due in no small part to the way in which our local authorities and householders work together with the Assembly Government to help us meet our recycling ambitions. So I was mystified to read your story about the Assembly Government being convinced to 'ditch its plan to scrap the county''s popular recycling scheme''. (U-turn on single-bin recycling - WAG plan to scrap successful scheme labelled 'barmy'' as 5,000 voice anger, 15 March) The Assembly Government has never proposed that any existing services should be scrapped; such a decision would rest with local authorities, not Cardiff Bay. What we did do - in summer 2010 - was run a consultation on how to boost municipal recycling rates. As is the usual practice for a consultation we asked respondents to consider a wide range of solutions for how we could best achieve this. We considered all the responses, and published the final Municipal Sector Plan earlier this month.

As early as 2014 Welsh councils will face additional landfill costs of pounds 50 million per year unless they reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. If they are to avoid these new costs they must adopt recycling collections which are both environmentally sound and cost-effective.

An independent report published this year concluded that kerbside sort collections - the Assembly Government''s favoured method - provided the best outcomes on environmental and financial grounds, and that the benefits of this system would grow with an increase in recycling rates. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

WAG's Drive to Improve Recycling; LETTERS
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.