Falsified paperwork was used to transport and dump 35,000 tonnes of rubbish from Germany to Poland, Poland's deputy chief inspector of environmental protection has said.
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Waldemar Woźniak needs a new vehicle to help him shift stuff such as old fridges dumped in forests.
After spotting a folder among the rubbish bins by his building, a man called Jan took it home where he discovered that it contains black-and-white photos of two neighbourhoods in northern Warsaw, Bielany and Żoliborz, from the 1960s.
Pensioner Waldemar Wożniak says he wasn’t motivated by praise but by making the world a better place. Raised in a children’s home, the ex post-office worker said it was his way of paying back his debt of gratitude to the state.