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Posted on 24 August 2022

Businesses paid out £3 million in commercial fly-tipping fees in last 3 years

Ever wondered if those business' and individuals that fly-tip ever get caught? Well they do. This is why it's important to use a compliant waste company when hiring a skip. Following a 300% increase in searches for the term ‘how to report fly-tipping’ in the past year, a new study from sustainable waste management experts, Envirovue, looks into the number of commercial fly-tipping fines handed out in the past three years and the cost...

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Posted on 9 August 2022

Man jailed for illegally importing and burning waste

The Environment Agency reported last week (5 August) that a man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for illegally importing and burning waste “on a large scale” at two sites in Essex. Shane Boutwell of Rivendell Vale, South Woodham Ferrers, was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court on 2 August after pleading guilty earlier this year, the Agency says. According to the Agency, its officers visited land at Bradwell...

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