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Landlords, don't fall foul of post-Brexit waste crime

Landowners and landlords are increasingly becoming victims of waste crimes and being saddled with the cost of removing waste from their properties.

As Brexit looms, tariffs rise and waste disposal costs increase, abandoning waste begins ...

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