Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
There are two main pieces of environmental legislation that relate specifically to batteries. These set out restrictions on the use of mercury and cadmium in new batteries, labelling requirements and removability of waste batteries from appliances. They also establish a framework for the separate collection, treatment and recycling of batteries when they become waste.
You must comply with the batteries regulations if your business:
This guideline identifies the different businesses that the regulations apply to, and the requirements under the regulations that you must comply with. It covers information on labelling, substance restrictions, removability requirements and the disposal of waste batteries and accumulators.
EU review of fluorinated greenhouse gas (“F-gas”) policy and legislation, The EU is carrying out a review of its laws on F-gases, which may have an effect on NI stakeholders.
Guidance on Carrier Bags Charging Legislation in Northern Ireland (from 1 April 2022), DAERA has published guidance on the new Carrier Bags Charging Legislation
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