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Consulation aims to cut waste crime

The Government has launched a review to simplify and modernise legislation that applies to the waste duty of care, registration of waste carriers and the registration and control of waste brokers. It aims to cut waste crime such as fly-tipping and make legislation easier for the enforcing authorities to use, along with more flexible penalties for waste offences. Local environment minister Ben Bradshaw said: A major barrier to the realisation of sustainable ...