The number of fixed penalty notices issued for fly-tipping have increased by 32% since 2016, with prosecutions more than doubling over the same period.
On today's blog we're looking at a piece in the Mail on Sunday exploring the scope of fly-tipping in England, and the number of people prosecuted for the crime.
Following a joint investigation between the Environment Agency and Greater Manchester Police, a lorry driver has been jailed for 12 months for dumping 100 tonnes of illegal waste at the site of the Kingfisher Special School, Oldham.
Our announcement on new financial penalties for waste crime and coverage in the Yorkshire Post on the Oxford Farming Conference.
Coverage on fly tipping in the Times, Darwin Plus now open for its latest funding round and Dame Glenys Stacey on Farming Today.
Food is GREAT launches most ambitious UK food & drink campaign in China Today, Defra’s ambitious Food is GREAT campaign has launched its most ambitious programme of activity in China – one of the world’s largest and fastest growing consumer …