fly tipping© Tim Scrivener
Criminals who blight the countryside by dumping tonnes of waste on farmland will face tougher penalties in future, under new rules announced by government. Fly-tipping and large-scale tipping of waste is a constant thorn in the side of farmers and landowners, who face footing the bill for the removal of unlawfully dumped waste. According to the government, waste crime costs the UK economy about £568m each year – and diverts as much as £1bn each year away from legitimate business […]
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