Why are these changes be­ing made?

Bush Telegraph - - Focus On Farming -

The rec­om­mended in­crease from $140 per tonne to $170 per tonne is a re­sult of un­planned cost in­creases via the New Zealand Emis­sions Trad­ing Scheme, the Govern­men­tos main tool for re­duc­ing green­house gas emis­sions.

The fee in­crease will en­sure that Coun­cil is able to re­cover the in­creased cost of the ser­vice for the cur­rent fi­nan­cial year.

Fur­ther in­creases are an­tic­i­pated in or­der to: r r

meet the pric­ing strategy ob­jec­tive of cost-re­cov­ery through user charges for the refuse ser­vice; and

align ser­vice de­liv­ery with the com­mit­ments of the Coun­ci­los 20172023 Waste Man­age­ment and Min­imi­sa­tion Plan (WMMP), which has adopted a vi­sion to make ef­fec­tive progress to­wards re­duc­ing waste.

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