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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