Applying the 2011 waste regulations
A quick guide for waste producers and businesses on the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 has been published by the Environment Agency.The Regulations, which came into force on 29 March 2011, implement the revised Waste Framework Directive. Measures include: requiring businesses to confirm that they have applied the waste management
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