22nd June 2018
SEPA Takes Action To Stop Offensive Odours From Blantyre Site

SEPA Takes Action To Stop Offensive Odours From Blantyre Site

SEPA has issued an enforcement notice to GP Green Recycling Limited following investigations into complaints from members of the public about odours from their composting operations on Newhousemill Road, Blantyre. GP Green Recycling Limited undertakes activities such as the composting … Continue reading

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30th May 2018
SEPA-Led Waste Crime Fines Total £120,000 In 12 Months

SEPA-Led Waste Crime Fines Total £120,000 In 12 Months

The latest figures mean a new total of six SEPA-led waste crime prosecutions in the last 12 months resulting in £120,000 fines, £47,211 in Confiscation Orders and five Community Payback Orders totalling 1,150 hours. The updated figures are the result … Continue reading

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8th May 2018
Guidance Published On Scotland’s Impending Landfill Ban

Guidance Published On Scotland’s Impending Landfill Ban

The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has published guidance on Soctland’s impending biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) ban. From 1 Jan 2021, landfill operators in Scotland will be prohibited from accepting BWM for disposal at any landfill site. A new document … Continue reading

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23rd April 2018
Tyre Recycling Company & Boss Fined For Illegal Ayrshire Site

Tyre Recycling Company & Boss Fined For Illegal Ayrshire Site

An Ayrshire tyre recycling company has been fined £27,000, and a manager of the company was ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work under a Community Payback Order and to pay a Confiscation Order of £44,711 for waste … Continue reading

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12th April 2018
Perthshire Men Prosecuted For Illegal Landfill Site & Waste Transportation

Perthshire Men Prosecuted For Illegal Landfill Site & Waste Transportation

A Perthshire man has been fined a total of £4,000 at Perth Sheriff Court for waste offences at a site just outside Blairgowrie and another received a 200-hour Community Payback Order and a £2,500 Confiscation Order. Alistair Roy pled guilty … Continue reading

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6th April 2018
SEPA Consults On Agency’s First Sector Plans For Scotland

SEPA Consults On Agency’s First Sector Plans For Scotland

Everyone with an interest in Scotland’s environment is being invited to have their say on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) sector plans for Scotch Whisky, metals and landfill. SEPA’s sector plans aims be at the heart of everything SEPA … Continue reading

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19th February 2018
Six-Year High In Environmental Performance By Scottish Business

Six-Year High In Environmental Performance By Scottish Business

Environmental performance amongst Scottish regulated businesses and other organisations achieved a six year high, with 91.7% of sites recorded as “Excellent”, “Good” or “Broadly Compliant”, according to results published last week (15 February 2018) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency … Continue reading

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2nd February 2018
SEPA Combats Illegal Fly-Tipping In Fort William

SEPA Combats Illegal Fly-Tipping In Fort William

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

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