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Duty Of Care -How The Environmental act can affect your business

Updated: Feb 19, 2018

As a small business owner how do you dispose of your Waste ?

Did you know you are legally responsible under the Environmental Act 1990 to hold a Duty Of Care Document to prove you dispose of your commercial Waste responsibly?  

Unfortunately due to a few irresponsible operators the Waste Industry doesn't have the best reputation at the moment due to the recent news concerning Waste Crime - especially Fly Tipping and non Compliance of Duty Of Care legislation. 

In a recently published report by DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs)Figures for 2016/17  local authorities in England dealt with around 1 million (1,002,000) fly-tipping incidents, a 7% increase from the previous year.

The estimated cost of fly-tipping to local authorities in England in 2016/17 was £57.7 million.

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