A man was caught out after GPS data was seized from the rental van he had used to illegally dump waste and he has now been sentenced at Nottingham Magistrates Court. Kirk McRoberts, of Waterloo Promenade in Nottingham, pleaded guilty … Continue reading →
Birmingham City Council will go ahead with issuing refuse worker redundancy notices, it has announced, after Unite urged the council’s cabinet to not “undermine” democratically elected councillors in its vote yesterday (31 August). The Union said further industrial action was … Continue reading →
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Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle littering, Defra Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced. The funding aims to support the development of “new innovation and approaches” for tackling litter, from behavioural research for better positioned bins … Continue reading →
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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Unite has warned that it will leave “no stone unturned” after accusing waste management company SUEZ of attempting to “undermine” forthcoming refuse worker strike action in Doncaster. SUEZ, however, has refuted claims. Unite says it has received “evidence” that SUEZ … Continue reading →
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In a bid to crack down on the illegal export of waste, the Environment Agency carried out an intelligence gathering operation at Harwich International Port in Essex last week. Specialist enforcement officers stopped and checked 30 HGVs carrying waste to … Continue reading →
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 →
Thirteen major environmental charities in the Greener UK coalition have begun working with a cross-party group of MPs to ensure the Repeal Bill does not “dilute” the force of environmental law in the UK. The MPs that back the amendment … Continue reading →
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