council waste

New Environment Agency crime powers come into force

New Environment Agency crime powers come into force The Environmental Services Association (ESA) is looking to debunk the “illusion” that bringing services in-house is the best way for local authorities to deliver waste services.  The trade body, which represents private … Read More

circular economy

CIWM backs new crime powers for regulators

CIWM backs new crime powers for regulators Responding to Defra’s waste crime consultation, CIWM said the new powers and measures it proposes will be “critical in fighting the growing tide of waste crime”. CIWM chief executive Dr Colin Church said: … Read More

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Risk of waste crime due to lack of understanding of key legislation

 Rural businesses are putting themselves at risk of waste crime due to fundamental lack of understanding of key legislation New national research commissioned by ‘right Waste, right Place’ shows that almost a third of agriculture businesses claim to have had … Read More

waste prevention

‘Right Waste, Right Place’ welcomes ‘Rethinking Waste Crime’ report

Duty of Care awareness campaign ‘Right Waste, Right Place’ welcomes ‘Rethinking Waste Crime’ report’s ambition to stop waste crime which is costing England £600m a year Responding to the launch of the “Rethinking Waste Crime” report on 2 May, Sam … Read More

Waste Crime

Waste Crime: How do we tackle Britain’s dirty secret?

Fly-tipping, illegal tips and tax evasion are costing the UK more than half a billion pounds a year, according to a report on waste crime. According to a report commissioned by the Environmental Services Association Education Trust (ESAET) and written … Read More

Minister puts Emphasis on Waste Crime at CIWM and ESA Annual Conference

Resource minister Dan Rogerson MP underlined the government’s commitment to confronting waste crime at the annual CIWM and ESA conference in London. Emphasising the impact on communities and the legitimate waste industry, the Minister commented that Defra and the Environment … Read More