As well as the obvious question about why there has been the alleged vastly increased transport cost — over five times in three years — there are these questions about the revenue:  Why pay some 3rd party organisation to do something and let them keep all the revenue?  If compost is made out of the green waste, presumably it is then sold in bags?  The composting business keeps that money, too.

The WCB members oppose this closure; it’s not clear what the numbers around the council table are, but we know that some are opposed.