Environmental Policy

Making Things Last: Consultation on creating a more circular economy in Scotland

The Scottish government have launched a consultation which explores the priorities for building a more circular economy – where products and materials are kept in high value use for as long as possible.  It builds on Scotland’s progress in the zero waste and resource efficiency agendas, with a new focus on a much broader set of business and industry opportunities. The document includes a wide range of proposed measures and actions that cross a number of different aspects and sectors, for example it includes proposals on ‘skills and training’  to ensure that the right skills and expertise ar

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Deposit return system – call for evidence (Scotland)

Zero Waste Scotland have called for evidence from industry and other stakeholders on the implications of a national deposit return system in Scotland. This call for evidence has been launched in tandem with the findings of a feasibility study into a deposit return system within Scotland.

Information about the call for evidence can be viewed here: http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/content/deposit-return-system-%E2%80%93-call-evidence

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Environment Bill (Wales)

The National Assembly for Wales' Environment and Sustainability Committee is seeking the views of the public on the Environment (Wales) Bill.

The Bill seeks to legislate in a wide range of issues relating to the environment, including:

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