Waste operator fined for tyre offences across Scotland

A “procurement director” has been fined after breaching rules on the storage of waste tyres – an area of regulation where SEPA is taking a tougher stance

SEPA has recently attempted to crack-down on waste crime involving tyres. Photograph: Andrea Haase/123RFA man has been prosecuted in Scotland for persistently storing waste tyres illegally and posing a fire risk.

James McHale, who worked as a procurement director when trading under the name McIntyres, was fined £34,000 on 2 December at Falkirk Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to a number of offences at five separate sites across Scotland.

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