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Prison for "remorseless" unlicensed fridge recycler

By Greg PitcherAn unprecedented prison sentence has been handed to the former managing director of a company that illegally recycled thousands of fridges.Clifford Matthews was last week given what is believed to be the first jail term for shredding fridges without a waste-management licence.More than 6,000 of the appliances were discovered at the Industrial Plastics Recyclers (IPR) site in Powys, Wales, during October and November 2002.Environmentally ...