'Is it morally right?': Environment Agency head calls for UK ban on waste exports

Cecilia Keating
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Greenpeace has tracked UK supermarket rubbish to illegal dumping sites in Turkey | Credit: Greenpeace
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Greenpeace has tracked UK supermarket rubbish to illegal dumping sites in Turkey | Credit: Greenpeace

Sir James Bevan argues complete ban on waste exports would help grow UK recycling sector, boost jobs and the economy, and help tackle waste crime

Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan has called for a complete ban on exporting waste from the UK, arguing the move would help grow the UK's recycling sector, generate jobs and boost the...

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