The prosecution is only the second in the LWRA's six-year history in which suspended prison sentences have been imposed.
The defendants operated an illegal waste disposal business from three private companies - Wilkington, Thames Fleet and Silktour. In January, they dumped over 8,000 tonnes of building wastes in a yard in Stratford, east London. When this was full they moved to another site on the Isle of Dogs.
Both sites were kept u