Delay over recycling revolution
By Geoff Percival
THE long-awaited new recycling regime in the Rochford district has been put back for two months and will now not start until July.
The district council’s new waste disposal contractor, Sita UK, will take over the contract in April, as planned, but will not introduce the new system until June.
Originally, the council planned to introduce the new regime gradually across the district, but this idea has now been dropped.
Michael Starke, councillor responsible for recycling, said: “Both our consultants and the new contractors said this would be the wrong way of going about things……