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Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Scotland) Regulations 2021: islands communities impact assessment - final

Published: 11 Nov 2021

Islands communities impact assessment considering whether the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 have an effect on island communities significantly different to other communities in Scotland.

Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Scotland) Regulations 2021: islands communities impact assessment - final
Footnotes

Footnotes

1. Making Things Last: a circular economy strategy for Scotland

2. Consultation: introducing market restrictions on single use plastic items in Scotland

3. Market restrictions on single-use plastic items: consultation analysis

4. This table is extracted from the environmental report:
Introducing market restrictions on problematic single-use plastic items in Scotland: strategic environmental assessment, environment report
Original data sources:
European Union (2018) Life Cycle Inventories of Single Use Plastic Products and their Alternatives
DEFRA (2018) Consultation Stage Impact Assessment on the proposal to ban the distribution and/or sale and of plastic drinking straws in England

5. Strategic Environmental Assessment Post Adoption Statement

6. Scotland's environment waste discover data tool

7. A preliminary assessment of the economic, environmental and social impacts of a potential ban on plastic straws, plastic stem cotton buds and plastics drinks stirrers.

8. A preliminary assessment of the economic impacts of a potential ban on plastic cutlery, plastic plates and plastic balloon sticks.

9. A preliminary assessment of the economic, environmental and social impacts of a potential ban on plastic straws, plastic stem cotton buds and plastics drinks stirrers.

10. A preliminary assessment of the economic impacts of a potential ban on plastic cutlery, plastic plates and plastic balloon sticks.

11. A Preliminary Assessment of the Economic Impacts of a Potential Ban on Expanded Polystyrene Food and Beverage Containers.

12. A hierarchy of actions is set out on page 14 of Ending the throwaway culture: five principles for tackling single-use items (the final report of the expert panel on environmental charging and other measures)

13. Commission staff working document impact assessment, reducing marine litter: action on single use plastics and fishing gear

14. Marine Scotland topic sheet 151

15. The postcode penalty: delivering solutions; and Postal delivery pricing: econometric analysis

16. Consumers and competition: parcel delivery charges


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