Web FG reported on 19th October that the Environment Agency is accusing companies of abusing the exports system and of leaving waste to leak into rivers and oceans.  Half a dozen UK plastic waste exporters have had their licence suspended or cancelled in the last 3 months.  Countries including China, Malaysia and Vietnam have also banned imports, creating problems for those seeking to get rid of waste.  It says that according to the Agency there are differences between the packaging exports recorded by HMRC and the amount UK exporters claim to have shipped.–/uk-plastic-recycling-industry-accused-of-fraud-and-corruption–3548960.html

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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