EDDC “to start charging developers who build new homes to pay for waste containers”

“Developers will be charged for supplying new build properties with recycling and waste containers in East Devon.

Currently the council provides all new properties with the containers free of charge, but the cost of supplying them to between 750 and 900 new East Devon homes every year is escalating.

John Golding, Strategic Lead for Housing, Health & Environment, told councillors on Wednesday night that around £112,000 a year is spent by the council on supplying containers each year. …”