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National press uproar at Manchester's fridge mountain

By John McKennaA bust fridge-recycler taken to court by the Environment Agency (EA) has become the centre of controversy in the national media.Britannia Import Export suffered three fires between October 2003 and January 2004 at two of its scrap sites, leading it to lose its £1 million per year fridge handling contract with Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA).This led to the firms liquidation and since going bust a backlog of fridges ...