3 http://media.sepa.org.uk/media-releases/2019/official-statistics-publication-for-scotland-household-waste-summary-waste-landfilled-waste-incinerated-jan-dec-2018.aspx for 2018 statistics on household waste and waste sent to landfill; https://www.environment.gov.scot/data/data-analysis/waste-from-all-sources/ for 2017 statistics on waste from all sources recycled or composted.
6 Correct as of August 2019.
8 Based on waste managed ‘Outwith Scotland’ data for 2017, in the ‘Management’ section of
9 Environmental Services Association Education Trust, “Waste Crime: Tackling Britain’s Dirty Secret” (2014), Table E1 (http://www.esauk.org/application/files/4515/3589/6453/ESAET_Waste_Crime_Tackling_Britains_Dirty_Secret_LIVE.pdf).
18 The EPECOM report and the Scottish Government’s response is available at https://www.gov.scot/publications/report-expert-panel-environmental-charging-measures-recommendations-single-use-disposable-beverage-cups-scottish-government-response/.
27 For the purposes of the consultation, the definition of ‘food waste’ and ‘food surplus’ are the same as those described in WRAP’s food waste reduction roadmap toolkit (http://www.wrap.org.uk/sites/files/wrap/food-waste-reduction-roadmap-toolkit_0_0.pdf).