Parliamentary question: Illegal shipment of waste between Italy and Tunisia

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The contract stated that the recyclable waste would be recovered for recycling and that the remaining waste would be disposed of in Tunisia. The border authorities did not find materials ready for recycling, but instead found mixed municipal waste.

Judicial investigations were launched in both Tunisia and Italy, resulting in the detention of Tunisia’s Minister of the Environment and the Campania Region called for the repatriation of the containers. Since then, SRA has filed several appeals to regional tribunals blocking the bank guarantees to be used for the repatriation of the shipment.



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