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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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