England and Wales’ toxic landfills: 8 things you need to know

Last week, ENDS uncovered and mapped the locations of hundreds of toxic landfill sites buried beneath farmland, parks, housing and schools across England and Wales. Experts say the problem is ‘waiting to creep up on us and bite us in a very big way’. Here’s what you need to know:

by Rachel Salvidge
Buried contaminated waste sites litter England and Wales. Photograph: Robert Brook/Getty Images
Buried contaminated waste sites litter England and Wales. Photograph: Robert Brook/Getty Images

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