B3.10 Operational implications of Waste Legislation


We produce and use 20 times more plastic today than we did 50 years ago!


We have seen from the previous pages that there is a lot of waste legislation. The information in this section aims to explain how this affects organisations in practice.

In this section we shall briefly observer the operational implications of waste legislation in respect of:

  • Duty of Care
  • Storing Waste
  • Waste Carriers
  • Waste Disposal Sites
  • Carriers Registration
  • Waste Management Sites
  • Waste Documentation
  • Environmental Permits and Waste Exemptions
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Landfill
  • Site Waste Management Plans (SWMP)