AFTER CHINA BAN, ROMANIA HIT BY ILLEGAL WASTE IMPORTS

On 22 April, EU Observer reported that, despite having the second-lowest waste-recycling rates in the EU, Romania has become overflowing with waste and garbage – most of it brought in illegally from abroad.  A recent case involved 189 tonnes of waste from Italy and authorities established that those importing the waste had no facility to recycle it, and it would most likely will end up in illegal landfills.

https://euobserver.com/news/151622

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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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