19th September 2018
520,000 Trolleys Abandoned In Public Spaces & Waterways Every Year

520,000 Trolleys Abandoned In Public Spaces & Waterways Every Year

Figures released today (19 September) by global trolley and retail equipment manufacturer, Wanzl, show that 520,000 abandoned shopping trolleys were reported in the UK in 2017, with unofficial estimates suggesting the real number could be as high as 1m. Representing … Continue reading

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10th September 2018
Waste Operator Fined For Illegal Waste Disposal In Devon Countryside

Waste Operator Fined For Illegal Waste Disposal In Devon Countryside

Businessman Roger Baker has been ordered to pay more than £6,650 for illegally disposing of thousands of tonnes of waste on farmland near Exeter. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. In 2016 Mr Baker imported 7,514 tonnes of … Continue reading

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7th September 2018
Jail Sentence Handed To “Persistent” Worcestershire Waste Criminal

Jail Sentence Handed To “Persistent” Worcestershire Waste Criminal

A “persistent” waste criminal, currently in prison for waste offences, has been given another 22 weeks sentence for operating a waste facility without a permit. Following a successful prosecution brought forward by the Environment Agency earlier this year, Mr John … Continue reading

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6th September 2018
144 Fly-Tipping Incidents Per Day Across Greater Manchester

144 Fly-Tipping Incidents Per Day Across Greater Manchester

New research into the full cost of waste crime in Greater Manchester reveals there were nearly 53,000 separate incidents of fly-tipping reported by the local authorities in the ten boroughs in 2016/17, equating to 144 incidents per day. The research … Continue reading

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16th August 2018
Site “Transformed” After Removal Of 66,000 Tonnes Of Illegal Waste

Site “Transformed” After Removal Of 66,000 Tonnes Of Illegal Waste

Drone footage shows how waste management firm Broad Environmental has transformed the face of a storage site at Warrington docks – removing more than 66,000 tonnes of waste, which had been illegally dumped. One of the largest clean-ups of industrial … Continue reading

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16th August 2018
Hoteliers And Haulier Fined For Illegally Landfilling Waste

Hoteliers And Haulier Fined For Illegally Landfilling Waste

Three North East men have been ordered to pay over £10,000 for illegally landfilling waste after a successful prosecution by the Environment Agency. David Bradley (57) and Alan Bradley (64), the brothers and joint owners of Hardwicke Hall Manor Hotel, … Continue reading

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16th August 2018
£300,000 Funding For Community Projects To “Get Tough On Litter”

£300,000 Funding For Community Projects To “Get Tough On Litter”

Over £300,000 is now available for community projects that “get tough on litter”, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced. The first round of the funding saw a number of councils, charities, businesses, and public projects awarded almost £125,000 to take innovative steps … Continue reading

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15th August 2018
Cherwell District Council To Introduce CCTV To Combat Fly-Tipping

Cherwell District Council To Introduce CCTV To Combat Fly-Tipping

Cherwell District Council is introducing CCTV cameras to catch the people who fly-tip in the district and will be cracking down on those who commit this offence, it says. An investigation has been launched as council officers installed a camera … Continue reading

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