Interview: Michael Topham on why Biffa is an 'unfortunate poster boy'

Waste giant Biffa is appealing a conviction for illegally exporting waste to China. Its chief executive Michael Topham tells Conor McGlone that the ruling, which could cost the firm £600,000, may have implications for the entire industry

by Conor McGlone
Topham believes China's mixed paper and mixed plastics ban will benefit UK in the long term. Photo: Leo Wilkinson
Topham believes China's mixed paper and mixed plastics ban will benefit UK in the long term. Photo: Leo Wilkinson

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