Where can I find out about environmental regulations?

Please visit Gov.uk for up to date information on environmental regulations. However, here are some direct links to regulations we are often asked about:

The EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD) – this includes a common definition of waste and 5 steps for dealing with waste  ranked according to environmental impact – the ‘waste hierarchy’.

The Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme

The Carbon Reduction Commitment

The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)

The Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015

Written on 26th August 2015Elin Pheasant
Published in Frequently asked questions