The EA has extended a number of Regulatory Position Statements (RPSs) to allow for the continued management of waste during COVID-19, as follows:

RPS C1 “Cleansing and PPE waste at a healthcare waste management facility” https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/storing-or-treating-covid-19-cleansing-waste-at-a-healthcare-waste-management-facility-rps?utm_source=5b66b50e-f078-4494-9d6f-5c917327e49b&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=daily

RPS C5 “PPE waste from home healthcare workers treating patients with COVID-19” https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ppe-waste-from-home-healthcare-workers-treating-patients-with-covid-19-rps-c5?utm_source=2961d0bd-bb92-4f58-8bee-02414c7fc1a8&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=daily

RPS C8 “Social distancing when signing and handing over waste transfer and consignment notes in person” https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/social-distancing-when-signing-and-handing-over-waste-transfer-and-consignment-notes-in-person-rps-c8?utm_source=96e508cf-1977-405a-93a1-7d58b63e6bde&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=daily

All have been extended from 30 September 2020 to 31 March 2021.