New waste fine - total payout £24,800

The owner of a Basildon-based skip hire company should have checked to see if a waste haulier was legitimate, before the waste was found dumped at four locations in Essex. The duty of care failure cost almost £25,000.

Sector: Waste

Total payout: £24,800

Type: Prosecution

Date: March 2019

Location: England

Offender: Robert Walker

Description of offence: Four duty of care offences under section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

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