California Dollar Tree Stores Ordered to Pay Penalties for Improper Waste Disposal- 4/27/15 07:00 S.G.
Dollar Tree, Inc. has been ordered to pay nearly $3 million in penalties for the improper disposal of hazardous waste in California. Dozens of county courts statewide announced the ruling Friday. The order was made following an investigation that focused on the Virginia-based chain. Officials say toxic materials, flammable liquids, batteries, and electronic devices were unlawfully disposed of in nearly 500 locations across the state. The discount chain has also been ordered to implement a hazardous waste compliance program.