A new Staffordshire County Council (SCC) report shows no “long-term increase in fly-tipping” after the introduction of charges for recycling non-household waste. Based on statistics compiled by Staffordshire’s eight borough and district councils over a 12-month period after charging began … Continue reading →
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A man has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 in fines, compensation and costs after he admitted leaving mixed commercial waste on land owned by Thurrock Council. Billy Prince illegally dumped the waste at a compound located on land … Continue reading →
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Bristol Waste Company, in partnership with Bristol City Council’s Neighbourhood Enforcement Team and in support of the Mayor’s Clean Streets campaign, has launched Operation Waste Watch in an effort to catch fly-tipping offenders red-handed. The campaign will focus on positioning covert cameras … Continue reading →
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The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has responded to complaints of persistent flytipping at an illegal site in Fort William and is working with the local community to address the problem. On Monday 29 January, officers from the Scottish Environment … Continue reading →
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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