Surrey waste firm ordered to pay £19k

A waste company in Worcester Park has been ordered to pay £19,000 in fines and costs for operating an illegal waste site. The firm, Feely Skip & Grab Hire, pleaded guilty at Guildford Crown Court this week. Charges were brought when an Environment Agency investigation found the site operating without an environmental permit or exemption. Company […]

Durham man fined for waste offences

A man has been fined after pleading guilty to running an illegal waste site in County Durham. Following an investigation by the Environment Agency, James Ian Campbell, 56, was charged with breaking environmental permit regulations. He was fined £550, ordered to pay costs of £800 and a victim surcharge of £55 at Darlington Magistrates Court last […]

Protest at waste to energy construction site

GMB union members protested outside a Teeside waste-to-energy construction site today, claiming local workers were undercut by migrants. Recycling firm SITA has been accused of discriminating against local workers by “giving them no chance to get up to three quarters of the 400 jobs on the site at the construction phase of the job”. The […]