BUSINESS BOOKS AND REPORTS
This valuable new report explains what all the new UK legislation, directives and regulations mean in practice and what you need to do to stay within the law.
Recent far-reaching changes to the law and practice affect everyone—commerce and industry, central and local government, householders. This report is written for officers and managers in both the public and private sectors responsible for: waste management; environmental management; pollution management; and contaminated land management.
Policy framework · Principles of environmental and waste legislation · UK policy · Achieving the objectives 2 Overview of waste regulation · Definition of waste · Permitting and licensing of waste facilities · Duty of care and fly-tipping · Other recent legislation with relevance to waste 3 Hazardous waste · Introduction · Hazardous waste arisings · What is hazardous waste? · Duties under the hazardous waste regulations 4 Landfill regulations and their impact · Introduction · Overview of the landfill directive · The co-disposal ban and the 'hazardous waste crisis' · Waste acceptance criteria (WAC) · Technical details of the WAC · Characterisation, testing and sampling (WAP) · Conclusion 5 Producer responsibility · General principles · Packaging · End-of-life vehicles · Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) 6 Local authorities and municipal waste · Local authority responsibilities · Local authorities and the landfill directive · Landfill allowances and trading scheme (LATS) · Implication of landfill diversion targets · Changes to planning principles