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Councils say that it isn't to help with the 'war on terror', it's all about the 'war on global warming' (WOGWar?) and it helps them spot households who need to be re-educated about recycling.
It will also allow councils to charge by the kilo for rubbish removal (in the future).
Residents are noticably suspicious seeing that the councils didn't notify anyone first.
I expect it's the best use I've seen for 'smart' cards, I always said they belonged in the bin.
19 Mar 2009
This post is from a series of posts in the group:
Assessing the carbon footprint of fintech and looking to the future.