Merseyside takes first "duty of care" cases

Possibly the first two convictions under the new "duty of care" controls on waste were secured by Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority during September. The guilty parties were a restaurateur who allowed building rubble from his premises to be fly-tipped, and a demolition contractor who failed to ensure that a waste skip contained only those materials described in a transfer note.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content



Prices on request

  • Full access to for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits