Tories accused of ‘massive u-turn’ following proposals to scrap weekly bin collections in Adur and Worthing
Opposition councillors have accused the Tories of a ‘massive u-turn’ following proposals to scrap weekly bin collections across Adur and Worthing.
It was announced today that a new scheme to alternate the collections of perishable and non-recyclable waste with recycled waste could be introduced across the area – read more here.
The councils said it would help boost recycling rates, which need to reach a government target of 50 per cent by 2020.
Opposition councillors have labelled the proposal ‘a massive u-turn’ for the Tory administration, which has repeatedly expressed pride in the weekly collections in the past – but councillor Neil Parkin, leader of Adur District Council, said it was the right time and the ‘right thing to do’.
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