Environment Agency warning over illegal waste dumping

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Figures recently released by the Environment Agency show that the most popular types of land used by waste criminals for dumping illegal waste were farms (34% of dumps), industrial units (24%), abandoned factories (10%) and derelict sites (7%). They state that between December 2016 and November 2017 they investigated 18,244 bales of dumped waste, at approximately 1 ton each and … Read More

Same licence, bigger van

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The UK Government has made various commitments to reducing pollution and the emissions of greenhouse gasses. Part of this commitment includes encouraging the use of low emission vehicles. One issue that has been identified as potentially discouraging the take up of such vehicle is the additional weight of the powertrains of alternatively fuelled vehicles and the consequent effect this has … Read More