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Scots face strict laws

Householders in Scotland have been given similar responsibilities over their waste to those applying to private companies as the country cracks down on fly-tipping. The Waste Scotland Regulations 2005 this week placed a duty of care on residents not to transfer their rubbish to unauthorised parties. The Scottish Executive said evidence from councils showed a large percentage of waste fly-tipped in Scotland was from households. Environment Minister Ross Finnie said: ...