Waste Crime

4th May 2017
CIWM Welcomes “Rethinking Waste Crime” Recommendations

CIWM Welcomes “Rethinking Waste Crime” Recommendations

Responding to ESA’s “Rethinking Waste Crime” report, published earlier this week, CIWM has welcomed many of the recommendations put forward, particularly the conclusion that a review of the regulatory regime should be considered to ensure that it is fit for … Continue reading

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2nd May 2017
Weak Regulation Is A Major Cause Of £600m pa Waste Crime Cost

Weak Regulation Is A Major Cause Of £600m pa Waste Crime Cost

Waste crime in England is costing the legitimate waste industry and the taxpayer more than £600m a year, equivalent to building 34 new secondary schools or paying for 4,137 NHS hospital beds per year, according to a new report commissioned by the … Continue reading

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24th April 2017
Cornwall Waste Disposer Prosecuted For Illegally Storing Asbestos

Cornwall Waste Disposer Prosecuted For Illegally Storing Asbestos

The owner of a Cornish waste disposal business has been ordered to pay almost £80,000 in fines and costs for illegally storing and treating waste including asbestos at a site near Penzance. The site manager was also prosecuted and ordered … Continue reading

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21st April 2017
Agency Waste Raids Lead To Two Arrests

Agency Waste Raids Lead To Two Arrests

Environment Agency and police carried out raids yesterday (20 April), following an in-depth investigation into illegal dumping of waste. The Environment Agency and police carried out 5 dawn raids following an in-depth investigation into illegal dumping of waste. There were 2 … Continue reading

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19th April 2017
Slough Woman Fined £1,800 For Dumping Household Waste

Slough Woman Fined £1,800 For Dumping Household Waste

Magdalena Heberlein, 31, of Mead Avenue, Slough, pleaded guilty at High Wycombe Magistrates Court on 12 April 2017 to an offence of dumping household waste illegally. The court heard that on 4 January 2017 officers from the Waste Partnership for … Continue reading

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13th April 2017
8 Months In Prison For Illegal Waste Site Operator

8 Months In Prison For Illegal Waste Site Operator

The operator of a waste site in Sittingbourne, Kent has been imprisoned for 8 months for the illegal disposal, sorting and treatment of construction demolition waste. John Millen, 50, trading as K.M. Millen Grab Hire, received the custodial sentence this … Continue reading

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11th April 2017
Woman Jailed For 6 Months For Illegally Storing Waste

Woman Jailed For 6 Months For Illegally Storing Waste

A 45-year-old woman has been sentenced to 6 months imprisonment after storing waste illegally, putting the community and environment at risk. Nessa Anne Thompson, of Thompson Waste Recycling Ltd was sentenced at Hull Crown Court last week in relation to two … Continue reading

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16th February 2017
Jailed Business Owner Loses Environmental Licence Appeal

Jailed Business Owner Loses Environmental Licence Appeal

A jailed Tyne & Wear business owner has had the environmental permit for his scrapyard revoked. The Environment Agency took action against Peter Wallace, owner of a scrapyard in Barmoor Quarry in Ryton, following a series of breaches of permit … Continue reading

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