November 1, 2023 6.30 pm

Green ambitions, grey areas: How Lincolnshire’s recycling plans could hike your council tax

From bins to bills: What the government’s new standardised recycling scheme means for Lincolnshire

By Local Democracy Reporter

Hold onto your wallets, Lincolnshire! As the government rolls out its ambitious “common sense” recycling plan for 2026, you might be wondering what this means for your council tax bill.

While the new scheme aims to standardise recycling across England, it comes with a hefty price tag for local authorities. From free garden waste collections to weekly food waste pickups, these changes could see your council tax rise to cover the costs.

Read the full story on MyLocal, the new home of The Lincolnite.