Delivering Scotland's circular economy - proposed Circular Economy Bill: consultation

This consultation seeks views on our proposals for legislation to develop Scotland’s circular economy. The consultation sets out a number of areas in which we are seeking views on whether to take powers within a new Circular Economy Bill.

Glossary of Terms

BRIA Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment

CEN The European Committee for Standardization

CEP European Union Circular Economy Package

COPA 89 Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989

CoPLAR Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse

COSLA Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

CRWIA Children's Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment

DRS Deposit Return Scheme

EPECOM Expert Panel on Environmental Charging and Other Measures

EPR Extended Producer Responsibility

EQIA Equalities Impact Assessment

EU European Union

FWRAP Food Waste Reduction Action Plan

ICIA Island Communities Impact Assessment

NGOs Non-governmental organisations

RIF Recycling Improvement Fund

SEA Strategic Environmental Assessment

SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SMEs Small and medium-sized enterprises

SUP European Union Single-Use Plastics Directive

UNCRC United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

VAT Value-Added Tax

WRAP Waste and Resources Action Programme

ZWS Zero Waste Scotland



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