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National litter and flytipping: consultation

This consultation proposes potential actions to tackle litter and flytipping in Scotland. Responses to this consultation will inform the development of the final National Litter and Flytipping Strategy which will be published in early 2022.


Footnotes

1 https://www.gov.scot/publications/towards-litter-free-scotland-strategic-approach-higher-quality-local-environments/

2 https://www.gov.scot/publications/five-years-review-scotlands-national-litter-strategy/

3 https://www.gov.scot/publications/code-practice-litter-refuse-scotland-2018/pages/2/

4 https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/DumbDumpers

5 https://www.mcsuk.org/what-you-can-do/join-a-beach-clean/the-importance-of-data/

6 https://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/upstream-battle/citizen-science/

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

8 https://www.gov.scot/publications/draft-environmental-protection-single-use-plastic-products-oxo-degradable-plastic-products-scotland-regulations-2021-discussion-paper/

9 https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/our-work/extended-producer-responsibility

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

11 https://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/media/1566897/leq-2020-report-final-041220.pdf

12 https://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/media/1566897/leq-2020-report-final-041220.pdf

13 https://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/environmental-services/leams/

14 https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/sites/default/files/Scotland%27s%20Litter%20Problem%20-%20Full%20Final%20Report.pdf

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

16 Criminal Proceeding in Scotland, 2019-20 - https://www.gov.scot/publications/criminal-proceedings-scotland-2019-20/

17 This action was consulted on for the Circular Economy Bill. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Bill was not introduced.

18 Polling undertaken by Mark Diffley Consultancy and Research using the Scotpulse online panel, on behalf of Keep Scotland Beautiful.

19 http://managingourwaste.scot

20 https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/DumbDumpers

21 Criminal Proceeding in Scotland, 2019-20 - https://www.gov.scot/publications/criminal-proceedings-scotland-2019-20/

22 https://www.copfs.gov.uk/publications/prosecution-policy-and-guidance?showall=&start=4

23 This action will be brought in as part of transitioning waste regulation into the Integrated Authorisation Framework

24 This action was consulted on for the Circular Economy Bill. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Bill was not introduced.

25 S = Short (2 years), M = Medium (4 years), L = Long (6 years)

26 Code of Practice for Litter and Refuse

27 S = Short (2 years), M = Medium (4 years), L = Long (6 years)

Contact

Email: NLFS@gov.scot

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