Vilnius declared war to illegal waste disposal

The municipality of Vilnius has declared war to those individuals who illegally dump trash such as unnecessary furniture and building materials to household waste containers.

Installed, modern cameras placed by the containers detect infringements as they happen. One such camera recorded a dozen cases in only a couple of days. You wouldn’t want to be caught in the act of littering, as it can get expensive. Not only do litterers face a fine of up to 600 euros, but they may also be required to pay for the shipment of the waste.

The fight against urban polluters in the capital has risen to a new level.

Officials say that in just a couple of days, high-resolution smart cameras detected at least ten serious violations. Most of the violations are related to home repairs and builders looking to save on waste disposal – at the expense of the tax-paying population. Read more…

Vilnius has declared war to illegal waste dumpers

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