New route map to help councils comply with the Waste Framework Directive
We have previously reported on the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations, which implement the European Waste Framework Directive. They require that, as from January 2015, there must be separate collections for paper, metal, plastic and glass where ‘technically, environmentally and economically practicable’ (or TEEP as it is often known).
Initially, we were hoping for guidance from the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), but DECC decided not to produce any. The industry therefore got together and held seminars, at which we spoke, discussing the likely TEEP requirements…
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