Biffa fined £1.5m for ‘reckless’ breach of waste export laws

UK: Waste firm Biffa has been ordered to pay £1.69m after being found guilty of illegally exporting to Asia material that was contaminated with household waste

by Conor McGlone
Some of the contamination found in Biffa's consignment of paper, bound for India. Photograph: Environment Agency
Some of the contamination found in Biffa's consignment of paper, bound for India. Photograph: Environment Agency

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: report@ends.co.uk.

Call: 0208 267 5513

Register

for a Free Trial

  • 14 day limited access
  • Daily, weekly & fortnightly email news bulletins

Register

Subscribe

Prices on request

  • Full access to ENDS Waste & Bioenergy
  • Exclusive subscriber only bulletins
  • Monthly Market Insight reports highlighting key trends
  • EWB Plant Tracker access
  • Individual and bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits

Need to activate your subscription? Complete your subscription activation here