EXCLUSIVE: Mutant virus border restrictions threaten waste trade chaos

The waste trade in refuse-derived fuel (RDF) and other materials for treatment or recycling has been halted after EU countries closed their borders with the UK due to the emergence of a new, more contagious variant of Covid-19.

by Conor McGlone
Currently, more than 1,500 lorries are stuck in Dover waiting to leave the UK. (photo by Andrew Aitchison / In pictures via Getty Images)
Currently, more than 1,500 lorries are stuck in Dover waiting to leave the UK. (photo by Andrew Aitchison / In pictures via Getty Images)

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