The Polish Government has said that it will introduce new laws to make it harder to export materials for recycling into the country.
In recent weeks, the country has been beset by a series of fires, which it believes were illegal waste imports that have been burned purposely to avoid scrutiny.
During the last week alone, there were six major fires involving materials stored for recycling including of paper, plastics, vehicles, tires and furniture. Since the beginning of the year, more than 60 fires have burned involving waste materials. There have been three times more fires this year than in . . .
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