Posted on 9 January 2023

Want to win a free skip?

Yes, You heard that right. WasteOnline is giving away a skip to a lucky winner. January is always a bit of a gloomy month plus cash is a bit short after all the celebrations but it's also the perfect time to get a skip. New Year, No Clutter. Get rid of all the stuff you don't need and go into a 2023 with a clutter free home! The rules to...

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Posted on 4 January 2023

Disposal of upholstered furniture has changed

From the 1st of January 2023, a new legislation came into play to ensure the safe disposal of any upholstered furniture which has reached the end of its natural life. The legislation applies to both businesses and domestic situations. Why is this necessary? These types of items have been found to contain Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) which are harmful to the environment, wildlife and humans if not disposed of safely....

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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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