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The Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2020

The Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2020

These Regulations transpose aspects of the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package (CEP) into Scottish waste legislation and ensure the relevant legislation will operate following the end of the EU-Exit transition period.
The Regulations:

  • make provision that the National Waste Management Plan for Scotland is to include a statement of Scottish Ministers’ policies in relation to a set of waste prevention measures, such as sustainable production and consumption and reducing waste, and targets for recycling certain materials, and
  • amend the date on which landfill operators must refuse to accept biodegradable municipal waste from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2025.

The Regulations come into force on 04 December 2020.

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