One in ten historic coastal landfills at risk of releasing waste

Around 10% of historic coastal and estuarine landfills around England are at risk of eroding and releasing solid waste into the sea, according to a new study

Erosion of solid waste materials from East Tilbury landfill in the Thames Estuary. Photograph: Dr James H Brand/Queen Mary University of London

One in ten of England’s historic coastal landfills are at risk of releasing waste into the sea, according to a new study.

The study, led by Dr Kate Spencer at Queen Mary University of London, was published in the journal Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water on 16 November. 1

Please sign in or register to continue.

Sign in to continue reading

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
report@ends.co.uk
or call 020 8267 8120

Subscribe for full access

or Register for limited access

Already subscribe but don't have a password?
Activate your web account here