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EU single use plastics directive consultation: impact assessment - environmental report

Environmental report for a consultation on the introduction of new legislation to restrict the supply of seven single-use plastic items and all oxo-degradable products, in Scotland, with the intended effect of reducing the volume and impact of plastic pollution within terrestrial and marine environments.

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EU single use plastics directive consultation: impact assessment - environmental report
13. Appendix C - Abbreviations

146 page PDF

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13. Appendix C - Abbreviations

BRIA Business Regulatory Impact Assessment

CEP Circular Economy Package

DEFRA Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

ELC European Landscape Convention

EPECOM Expert Panel on Environmental Charges and Other Measures

EPR Extended Producer Responsibility

EPS Expanded polystyrene

EQIA Equality Impact Assessment

EU European Union

EU ETS The EU Emissions Trading Scheme

GHG Greenhouse gas

HDPE High-density polyethylene

HES Historic Environment Scotland

kg CO2e Kilogram carbon dioxide equivalent

MRF Material Recovery Facility

MtCO2e Million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent

NatureScot Scottish Natural Heritage

NPF National Planning Framework

NSA National Scenic Areas

PAS Post Adoption Statement

PET polyethylene terephthalate

PPS Plan, programme and strategy

SACs Special Areas of Conservation

SEA Strategic Environmental Assessment

SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SG The Scottish Government

SPAs Special Protection Areas

SSSI Site of Special Scientific Interest

SUP Directive Single-use Plastics Directive

UNFCCC The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

WRAP Waste and Resource Action Programme