Judy Proctor, The Environment Agency’s deputy director waste regulation (assigned), offers some reflections on waste crime and looks ahead to the challenges to be faced in 2018, the wider waste strategy and working closer with you to beat the criminals … Continue reading →
Defra has announced new steps to tackle “problem” waste sites and opened a consultation that aims to help deal with crime and “poor performance” in the waste sector. New powers to tackle the serious problem of waste crime will be granted, … Continue reading →
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Another successful Duty of Care prosecution in Corby is a reminder to all residents of how important it is to ensure their rubbish is dealt with correctly, Corby Borough Council says. Ursula Byrne of Gateford Court, Corby, was found … Continue reading →
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Fly-tipping incidents reported by local authorities topped one million in 2016/17, an increase of 7% on the previous year. Two thirds (67%) of fly-tips involved household waste. Total incidents involving household waste increased by 8% from 2015/16, according to Defra … Continue reading →
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New proposals on how to deal with fly-tipping have been put forward by the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) over the Bank Holiday weekend – a time when there can be a surge of illegally dumped waste across rural … Continue reading →
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Welsh Water is warning people they could face prosecution if they are caught fly-tipping at any of its sites. The warning comes after the company successfully prosecuted an individual who illegally disposed of waste at the car park of one … Continue reading →
West Sussex County Council has announced that it will suspend charging for the disposal of DIY waste at its 11 house waste and recycling centres (HWRCs), following the publication of the Government’s National Litter Strategy for England. The Strategy aims … Continue reading →
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Fly-tipping, litter and the Illegal dumping of waste are among the biggest environmental concerns for households in Northern Ireland, according to new statistics. The “Northern Ireland Environmental Statistics Report”, published by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), … Continue reading →
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