How a no-deal Brexit could lead to mass landfilling of waste exports

DEFRA is assessing the availability of landfill sites to accept waste that may not be exported in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Conor Mcglone looks at the implications

Felixstowe Port
The waste industry fears that in the event of a no-deal Brexit, back ups at ports such as Felixstowe, could cause severe disruptions

This week’s historic and crushing defeat for the government as it tried to pass its Brexit deal through parliament means the prospect of the UK crashing out of the bloc without a deal in place is more real than ever.

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