UK government unveils plans for digital waste tracking
The UK government has today opened a consultation on plans to a introduce a new digital tracking system to crackdown on waste crime.Criminal activities including fly-tipping, illegal dumping, and the illegal export of waste cost the English economy around £924m between 2018 and 2019, with local authorities dealing with nearly 1.13
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