Council coffers swell as thousands pay Welwyn Hatfield garden waste charge
PUBLISHED: 11:42 07 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:42 07 March 2017
Danny Loo Photography 2016
Nearly 4,000 households have paid the borough council’s controversial garden waste collection charge, boosting its coffers by more than £136,000 in just six days.
As of 7.30am this morning, 3,913 people had paid the £35 annual charge on the council’s website, generating at least £136,995.
For an extra £60/year, residents can have a second bin collected.
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