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Concerns over waste "smuggling"

Concerns have been raised about the practice of smuggling waste from the Republic of Ireland (ROI) to Northern Ireland (NI). While such moves could distort recycling figures and undermine processing initiatives in the Republic, the biggest concern from these shores is that it could also lead to more hazardous streams entering the UK illegally. An Environment Agency source said: Its been a problem with municipal waste trundled over the border to materials ...