12 May 2022
Arrested for waste disposal
A man has pleaded guilty to operating a waste site illegally on the Nottinghamshire-Lincolnshire border. Samual Hussan, 61, of Bevercotes Close, Newark, is the director of Sammy Recycling Limited, which ran the site at Fen Lane in Long Bennington. Officers from the Environment Agency first visited the area in August 2018 following local complaints. Exemptions [...]
12 May 2022
Who is responsible for waste?
Waste is an issue for all of us. We all create it and that means we are all responsible for what happens to it. Waste needs to be dealt with in the safest way possible. Even as householders, we have responsibilities for waste. Usually this means putting our waste and recycling out for collection by [...]
11 May 2022
packaging waste
You must follow environmental regulations when designing, filling or importing packaging. Amount of materials used Packaging must meet the minimum weight and volume needed to keep the product safe and hygienic. Hazardous substances Packaging materials must not exceed heavy metal concentration limits of 100ppm (parts per million). The heavy metals these limits apply to are [...]