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Should People Be More Accountable For Their Waste?
People should be more accountable for their own waste.
Councils make savings when they don't have to collect fly-tipped items.
Council increasing rubbish disposal collection services would decrease potential for fly tipping.
It is better for the environment that we take responsibility for the items that we use and dispose of them properly ourselves.
Jobs are created in recycling plants when more people choose to recycle than fly tip.
Technology exists to increase personal accountability for how we dispose of items we no longer need or want:
article here on how we can track waste after it leaves your house
Everyone puts the onus on the council to dispose of their rubbish and don't take personal accountability.
Disposing items properly costs money, because individuals would have to travel to the tip where it can be disposed of; then, depending upon the items to dispose of (hazardous materials/bulk items) it may cost more or even not be accepted. There is a cost to disposing of certain items.
We often mix up items placed in collection bins.
Business policies set out by the government ultimately decide what packaging businesses choose to use - though businesses do have a choice to use recyclable packaging.
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