Breaches of the packaging waste regulations have cost a fitness products supplier £16,670.
Milton Keynes-based RFE International appeared before the town’s magistrates on 1 April to plead guilty to six offences under the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007.
During 2007 and 2008, the company had not been registered, had failed to recover packaging waste and had not provided a record of recycling it. RFE also asked the court to consider 12 similar offences for 2003-2006. For each of the six offences relating to 2007 and 2008 RFE was fined £2,500. Costs were £1,670.