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Beer producer fined £25k for not recycling its waste

The producer of a popular beer drink was ordered to pay over £25,000 for failing to recover and recycle up to 1,030 tonnes of packaging waste. Cobra Beer, pleaded guilty at Hendon Magistrates Court for failing to register with the Environment Agency as a producer of packaging, and for failing to meet its requirements to recover and recycle packaging waste for three years between 2003 and 2005. Under the Producer Responsibility Obligations Regulations, all businesses with an annual turnover ..