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Wine merchant fined for not abiding by rules - COMMENT UPDATE

A wine merchant from North London has been ordered to pay more than £40,000 for failing to recover and recycle more than 2,800 tonnes of packaging waste. Berkmann Wine Cellars pleaded guilty at Highbury Magistrates Court to charges under the Packaging Producer Responsibility Regulations, after being found out by the Environment Agency (EA) for not registering as a producer of packaging under the regulations. Under the rules, businesses that handle more than 50 tonnes of packaging a year ...