Cost to Illegally Dump Hazardous and Toxic Waste

in Environmental Threats

The cost to a European company to properly dispose of toxic waste can cost around $1,000 per ton.

If the same company were to illegally dump the materials thought the use of criminal gangs, the cost would be about $2.50 a ton.

Source: George Monblot, “From toxic waste to toxic assets, the same people always get dumped on,” Guardian, September 21, 2009.

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