Landfill will be drastically cut and millions of pounds saved over the next 25 years after the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead council renegotiated its waste and disposal contracts.
The borough has signed a deal with Covanta Energy to start in April and which will replace Veolia Environmental Services Ltd.
Cllr Phill Bicknell, cabinet member for highways, transport and environment, described the deal as 'an all-round winner'.
See this week's Maidenhead Advertiser and Windsor Express for the full story.
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