Government to consider fining households for duty of care waste offences

Farmers would welcome a tougher stance from DEFRA on household waste, but the waste industry says the move is unnecessary

by Conor McGlone
Unsuspecting farmers in the West Midlands have been left with bales of landfill waste dumped on their land. Photograph: Environment Agency
Unsuspecting farmers in the West Midlands have been left with bales of landfill waste dumped on their land. Photograph: Environment Agency

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