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Sri Lanka returns illegal waste to Britain after court order

Sri Lanka returns illegal waste to Britain after court order

Sri Lanka has started shipping 242 containers of hazardous waste, including body parts from mortuaries, back to Britain after a two year court battle by an environment watchdog, officials said Saturday.

MME stresses need to safely dispose of hazardous waste

MME stresses need to safely dispose of hazardous waste

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) on Thursday stressed that the discarding of hazardous waste must only be done through the companies accredited by the ministry.

Sri Lanka says illegal UK waste offloaded to India, Dubai

Sri Lanka says illegal UK waste offloaded to India, Dubai

A Sri Lankan investigation into nearly 3,000 tonnes of illegally imported hazardous waste has shown that some of it was sent on to India and Dubai, a top minister said Friday.