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what is zero waste scotland & how does it
affect my business waste?

“New regulations to help Scotland become one of the most resource efficient nations in Europe have been passed by the Scottish Parliament.

The regulations aim to ensure that the minimum level of service on offer to households and businesses across Scotland is better than that of today and signal the end of landfilling biodegradable municipal waste in Scotland.

A phased approach to rolling out the key measures in the regulations has been adopted to ensure that there is sufficient time for businesses, particularly small businesses, to adopt new recycling services.

The Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 were passed by the Scottish Parliament on 9 May 2012. The regulations make the following provisions:

www.sepa.org.uk/waste/moving_towards_zero_waste
/zero_waste_regulations.aspx

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