Illegal dumping of construction waste reduces by more than half

Incidents of illegal dumping of waste from construction in England have reduced by more than half in the last five years, according to a new study. The analysis of the latest records from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) by SiteStak reveals fewer illegal dumping incidents from ‘construction, demolitions and excavations’. It found […]

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Man jailed after filling former quarry with dangerous waste

A rogue trader has been jailed for allowing thousands of tonnes of waste – including hazardous material – to be illegally deposited at a site in Somerset. Mark Foley, of Cardiff, was jailed for 2 years and 3 months for illegally disposing of 100,000 tons of waste at Stowey Quarry, a former limestone quarry near […]

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