Developing Scotland's circular economy: consultation on proposals for legislation

We are seeking your views on proposed legislation for the circular economy bill and secondary legislation.

Glossary of terms

BRIA Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment
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
DEFRA UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
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
NGOs Non-governmental organisations
SCAP WRAP’s Sustainable Clothing Action Plan
SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency
SMEs Small and medium-sized enterprises
SUP European Union Single-Use Plastics Directive
WRAP Waste and Resources Action Programme
ZWS Zero Waste Scotland



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