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Investigation launched by police and DEFRA into issue of fake PRN's

By John McKennaPolice are investigating the fraudulent issuing of packaging waste recovery notes (PRNs) by some plastics reprocessors and exporters.The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) discovered that PRNs and packaging waste export recovery notes (PERNs) had been incorrectly issued. This meant that during 2002 and 2003 the UK appeared to be recycling more plastic packaging waste than it really was. Environment Minister Elliot ...