Gardeners green tax
“Analysis shows some UK councils charge up to £100 a year for a kerbside collection, despite one in four councils providing a free service.
Critics say the service should be free to residents to reduce the amount of clippings being sent to landfill.
Councils say the service is not statutory and home composting is a cheaper alternative.
The BBC's Shared Data Unit looked at the annual subscription charges levied by local councils for regular kerbside garden waste collections”