Legislation Update May 2011 Mark Stouph Director of Risk Management.
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Legislation Update May 2011 Mark Stouph Director of Risk Management
The Waste (England & Wales) Regulations 2011 Into force 29 March 2011 Duty of Care Transfer notes (from September 2011): SIC codes Declaration confirming discharged duty in respect of waste hierarchy
Waste hierarchy; 1.Prevention 2.Preparing for re-use 3.Recycling 4.Other recovery (e.g. Energy recovery) 5.Disposal Can depart from if achieves best overall environmental outcome
Best overall environmental outcome – consider; General principles of precaution & sustainability Technical feasibility & economic viability Protection of resources The overall environmental, human health, economic & social impacts
From January 2015 further restrictions introduced requiring, as far as reasonably possible, segregation of; Paper Metal Plastics Glass for collection.
Mark Stouph Barrister, LLM, LLB(Hons), MCIWM, CEnv, FIoD Director of Risk Management The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Premier Waste Management Limited.