Feeds

Dabs.com fined £8k for recycling failure

Waste not, want not

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Dabs.com has been fined £8,000 for failure to comply with recycling rules designed to cut the amount of packaging waste.

The Bolton-based online computer retailer pleaded guilty to eight offences under Producer Responsibility Regulations 1997.

Under UK law, companies handling "significant amounts of packaging with a sufficient turnover must register with the Environment Agency. They must then either arrange themselves to have certain amounts of packaging waste recycled and recovered each year, or join a registered scheme to do it on their behalf," the Environment Agency says.

Guess who Dabs.com didn't register with?

The Environment Agency has a filed a report on the case here. ®

Whitepapers

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup
IT departments are embracing cloud backup, but there’s a lot you need to know before choosing a service provider. Learn all the critical things you need to know.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Build a business case: developing custom apps
Learn how to maximize the value of custom applications by accelerating and simplifying their development.
Rethinking backup and recovery in the modern data center
Combining intelligence, operational analytics, and automation to enable efficient, data-driven IT organizations using the HP ABR approach.
Next gen security for virtualised datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.