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WEEE and high copper prices exacerbate fly-tipping problem

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive and high copper prices are leading to an increase in fly-tipping, according to a computer recycling and disposal firm, It-Green.Fly-tipping continues to be a massive problem causing misery for metal sites, churches and railways. It-Green director Richard Johnson told MRW: In lieu of the WEEE Directive and increase in copper prices you have got a few unsavoury characters who are taking away computers ...