09 May '11, 1am

Businesses accused of "dodging" waste obligations: AnyJunk director calls for enforcement of waste regul...

The failure to properly enforce waste regulations coupled with complicated waste policies that vary from council to council are making it difficult for businesses to develop more sustainable wast practices and could even result in an increase in fly-tipping. That is the warning from Jason Mohr, founder and managing director of rubbish removal firm AnyJunk , who estimates removing flytipped waste currently costs councils anywhere between £100m and £150m a year. FURTHER READING CRC could increase cost of recycling, warns waste industry CBI urges government to revamp rubbish strategy Mohr believes many companies have a haphazard attitude to waste disposal and wants greater scrutiny on how companies and households are dealing with waste. Companies are getting away without signing waste transfer notes, he told BusinessGreen, which effectively means they have no record of what i...

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