Caird fined £6,000 for landfill licence breaches

Waste management firm Caird Environmental was fined £6,000 in August for the illegal disposal of asbestos at an inert waste landfill near Carlisle, bringing its total fines to £44,000 in little more than a year. In other recent waste cases, chemical waste treatment firm Eurotech was fined £7,000 for failing to store materials correctly, and an Essex electronics business was prosecuted for allowing old chemical containers to fall into the wrong hands.

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