A pilot project to reward people who compost their food waste launched last week - one of four community projects and schools to win cash donations for recycling more.
It is early days but in time the Planning Court should evolve into a concept we are familiar with and which will then inevitably have more substantial impact.
Judith Damerell is head of planning at Lewis Silkin LLP
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