The EA has updated it’s Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) C1 which was originally published on 27 March 2020. The RPS was updated on 22 May 2020 to include separately collected personal protective equipment (PPE) waste, coded EWC 15 02 03.  This was further updated on 27 May 2020 to extend the expiry of the RPS to 30 September 2020.

The RPS is available on the gov.uk website here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/storing-or-treating-covid-19-cleansing-waste-at-a-healthcare-waste-management-facility-rps#history