EA calls for 'appropriate funding' as waste crime soars

Almost a fifth of all waste generated in England is managed illegally, an Environment Agency (EA) survey has suggested, prompting the regulator to call for the “appropriate” funding to tackle the “endemic” problem.

by Conor McGlone
The misdescription of waste is perceived to be the most prevalent waste crime type, followed by the operation of illegal waste sites. Robert Brook, Getty
The misdescription of waste is perceived to be the most prevalent waste crime type, followed by the operation of illegal waste sites. Robert Brook, Getty

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