Rogue 'recyclers' must be stopped
Published 20/05/2010 | 05:00
'Prime Time Investigates' on RTE on Monday was a real eye-opener on the slip-shod approach to implementing new Irish environmental laws.
Paul Maguire's undercover expose on what takes place in the dirty world of tyre recycling showed exploitation of the law by unregistered dealers at its worst.
While already hard-hit motorists are squeezed for millions in recycling charges, tyres are being indiscriminately dumped by unscrupulous 'quick-buck' operators.