Defra's consultation on tackling waste crime and poor performance in the waste sector is live

Defra’s consultation on tackling waste crime and poor performance in the waste sector is now live.

This consultation seeks views on:

  • Raising the standard of operator competence across all permitted waste sites by strengthening the regulator’ assessment and enforcement abilities.
  • Reforming the exemptions element within the waste permitting regime.
  • Introducing a Fixed Penalty Notice for household Duty of Care offences for fly-tipping

https://consult.defra.gov.uk/waste/crime-and-poor-performance-in-the-waste-sector/supporting_documents/Waste_Crime_Cons_English.pdf

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Defra's consultation on tackling waste crime and poor performance in the waste sector is live

Defra’s consultation on tackling waste crime and poor performance in the waste sector is now live.

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SMDSA Annual Report: June 2017

SMDSA Annual Report - June 2017

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David O'Gorman, of Cannon Hygiene, joins the Executive Committee, October 2017

David has accepted the invitation to stand as a Director of the SMDSA, effective from October 2017. David joins the board with over 13 years’ experience in hygiene and healthcare waste

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Q3 2017 - SMDSA Holds Annual General Meeting

The third SMDSA General Meeting for 2017, which is also the Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday 12 July and is being held at Macdonald Ansty Hotel, near Coventry.

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Defra publishes response to the consultation "Improving Air Quality: reducing emissions from medium combustion plants and generators"

Defra has published its summary of responses to the consultation on reducing emissions from Medium Combustion Plants and Generators, which ran between 16 November 2016 and 8 February 2017.

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