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Boost WEEE export policing or face a weakened directive, says Sims

Close the loopholes exploited by illegal exporters of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) or reap a weakened directive says Sims Recycling. Chief executive Graham Davy warned that failing to properly police the growing problem of illegal exporters of WEEE across the EU will damage the environment and creditability of the directive. He also said: [Illegal export] means that waste material, which is often hazardous, is being dumped in less developed countries, with African ...