Funds to Tackle Waste Crime a Step in Right Direction but Where’s the Latte Tax? 2018-10-30 14:26:07 COMMENT: UK Budget – The Good, the Bad and the Missing in Action Max Kanda welcomes the £10 million funding in yesterday’s budget to tackle waste crime, but argues that more measures are necessary to deal with illegal dumping and increase the level of recycled content in new products… read more ... Over 14,000 Waste Tyres Stored in Residential Area 2018-10-12 12:44:49 Jail Sentence for Illegal Waste Tyre Disposal Operator in Peterborough A scoundrel who abandoned 117 tonnes of tyres on rented land he was illegally in Peterborough, UK has been sentenced to 8 months jail time, fined and ordered to undertake community service. read more ... Commercial, Construction & Demolition Waste Illegally Stored 2018-08-14 13:52:29 Suspended Jail Sentence and Fine for Illegal Operator in Cambridge In Cambridge, UK a Magistrates’ Court has heard that a site in Long Drove which began as a skip hire site soon became an unpermitted waste transfer station. read more ... ‘Blitz Enforcement Operation’ Tackles Non-Compliant Recyclers 2018-08-10 12:15:37 Fines Following Raid on Illegal E-Waste Recycling Facility in Hong Kong A recycling site in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, which illegally handled hazardous electronic waste raided during an inter-departmental ‘blitz enforcement operation’ has been formally convicted. read more ... Fly Tippers Charged to Use Illegal Dump in Hemel Hempstead 2017-12-01 11:51:19 500 tonnes of Waste Dumped at Illegal Pop-Up Waste Site in Hertfordshire Land designated for regeneration in Hemel Hempstead, near London has had some 500 tonnes of waste dumped on it after it was turned into an illegal pop-up waste disposal site. read more ... Malcolm Bates on Food Waste, Roadside Debris and Spaceships 2017-11-24 12:37:17 COMMENT: Living on Mars? Who Will Collect the Garbage? Malcolm Bates wonders if it wouldn’t it be better for us to look after the planet we already have before we contemplate moving to Mars? read more ... Funding to Tackle Waste Crime Among Good News 2017-11-23 14:07:16 CIWM Upbeat Over Budget Breaks for UK Waste & Recycling Industry Following yesterday’s budget the UK’s CIWM has highlighted a number of positive announcements for the resource and waste sector. read more ...
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