Publication - Consultation paper

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

Published: 7 Nov 2019

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

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

1 https://nationalperformance.gov.scot/.

2 https://www.gov.scot/publications/making-things-last-circular-economy-strategy-scotland/.

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.

4 https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/content/charter-household-recycling.

5 https://www.gov.scot/publications/food-waste-reduction-action-plan/.

6 Correct as of August 2019.

7 http://www.wrap.org.uk/sites/files/wrap/valuing-our-clothes-the-cost-of-uk-fashion_WRAP.pdf.

8 Based on waste managed ‘Outwith Scotland’ data for 2017, in the ‘Management’ section of
https://www.environment.gov.scot/data/data-analysis/waste-from-all-sources/.

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).

10 https:/depositreturnscheme.zerowastescotland.org.uk/.

11 https://www.gov.scot/groups/expert-panel-on-environmental-charging-and-other-measures/.

12 https://www.gov.scot/publications/food-waste-reduction-action-plan/.

13 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-green-investment-portfolio-call-projects/.

14 http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/the-uk-plastics-pact.

15 https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/producer-responsibility-regulations.

16 https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/packaging-waste-changing-the-uk-producer-responsibility-system-for-packaging-waste.

17 https://services.parliament.uk/Bills/2019-20/environment.html.

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/.

19 https://www.gov.scot/publications/towards-litter-free-scotland-strategic-approach-higher-quality-local-environments/; https://www.gov.scot/publications/marine-litter-strategy-scotland/.

20 https://www.gov.scot/publications/code-practice-litter-refuse-scotland-2018/.

21 https://ceaccelerator.zerowastescotland.org.uk/.

22 https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/case-study/egg-lighting.

23 https://revive-eco.com/.

24 https://www.newplasticseconomy.org/; http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/the-uk-plastics-pact.

25 https://www2.gov.scot/resource/0040/00404095.pdf.

26 https://www.environment.gov.scot/media/1902/a-strategy-for-improving-waste-data-in-scotland-october-2017.pdf.

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).

28 https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32018L0851.

29 https://www.globalfashionagenda.com/initiatives/pulse/.

30 https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/content/charter-household-recycling.

31 https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/statistics-and-research/2019-01/181017-local-authority-municipal-waste-management-2017-18-en.pdf.

32 https://www.gov.scot/publications/duty-care-code-practice/.

33 https://www.sepa.org.uk/media/219528/one-planet-prosperity-a-waste-to-resources-framework.pdf.

34 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1989/14/section/6.

35 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/426/contents/made.

36 http://www.gov.scot/ISBN/9781839603259

37 http://www.gov.scot/ISBN/9781839603242

38 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2014/161/made.

39 https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/sites/default/files/SUCB Charge One Year On Report.pdf.

40 https://consult.defra.gov.uk/environmental-quality/extending-the-single-use-bags-charge/.


Contact

Email: circulareconomy@gov.scot