Waste Crime

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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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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9th August 2018
Prison Sentence For Cambridgeshire Waste Operator

Prison Sentence For Cambridgeshire Waste Operator

A Cambridgeshire waste operator has been sentenced to 4 months in prison, suspended for 2 years. Cambridge Magistrates’ Court heard that the site in Long Drove began as a skip hire site but soon became an unpermitted waste transfer station. … Continue reading

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8th August 2018
“New Regime” Needed For Waste Carriers, Brokers & Dealers

“New Regime” Needed For Waste Carriers, Brokers & Dealers

Operators should demonstrate competence, responsibility and transparency to enable proper regulation and the prevention of on-going damage to communities and local environments caused by waste crime, according to a cross-sector expert group. The group, which includes representatives from resource and … Continue reading

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4th July 2018
Households Urged To Play Their Part In Tackling Waste Crime

Households Urged To Play Their Part In Tackling Waste Crime

The Environment Agency (EA) has revealed that over a third of illegally dumped waste is from households. The regulator is now urging homes to avoid illegal waste operators by taking extra care when it comes to disposing of rubbish. A recent … Continue reading

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4th July 2018
Government Proposes Fixed Penalties For Fly-Tipping Duty Of Care Offences

Government Proposes Fixed Penalties For Fly-Tipping Duty Of Care Offences

The Government is proposing to implement fixed penalty notices (FPN) for household Duty of Care offences related to fly-tipping, as it publishes a summary of responses to its January (2018) consultation on proposals to tackle crime. The proposals set out … Continue reading

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