Hundreds of tonnes of waste dumped in Sri Lanka arrive back in the UK

A consignment of 21 containers illegally exported to Sri Lanka three years ago arrived back in England this week, according to the Environment Agency (EA).

by Conor McGlone
The 260 tonnes of rubbish arrived in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo between September 2017 and March 2018. Photograph: Camille Delbos/Getty Images
The 260 tonnes of rubbish arrived in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo between September 2017 and March 2018. Photograph: Camille Delbos/Getty Images

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