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Coronavirus (COVID-19): reopening and managing household waste recycling centres

Published: 27 May 2020
Last updated: 11 Aug 2020 - see all updates

Joint Scottish Government and COSLA guidance for local authorities on the considerations involved in reopening and operating Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in the context of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): reopening and managing household waste recycling centres
Further information - annex B

Further information - annex B

This guidance recognises that individual Local Authorities are both responsible and best placed to make decisions regarding the operation of individual sites. In order to support Local Authorities in making these decisions various other guidance and resources are available, including:

Scottish Government

NHS Inform

Health Protection Scotland

COSLA

Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH)

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Zero Waste Scotland

SEPA

Wider industry guidance

European Commission

Equalities and Human Rights Commission


First published: 27 May 2020 Last updated: 11 Aug 2020 -