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Scottish Government thanks waste and resources sector

Apr 27, 2020

Scottish Government thanks waste and resources sector

The Cabinet Secretary in Scotland has written a letter to the waste and resources sector thanking them for all their efforts during the pandemic.

RTFG meeting 8th April 2020

Apr 24, 2020

RTFG meeting 8th April 2020

RTFG meeting 8th April 2020 Members can download the minutes of this meeting, along with relevant documents once they are logged in to the website.

Covid-19 testing for frontline workers

Apr 24, 2020

Covid-19 testing for frontline workers

Testing for COVID-19 is being extended to include additional frontline workers who are symptomatic, and members of their household who are symptomatic. This will allow frontline workers to return to work if they, or members of their household, test negative for coronavirus.

Adding new feedstocks to Fuel Measurement and Sampling Questionnaires

Apr 23, 2020

Adding new feedstocks to Fuel Measurement and Sampling Questionnaires

This news item outlines the outcome of our discussions with Ofgem on adding feedstocks to the Fuel Measurement and Sampling Questionnaires

AD capacity available to take surplus food wastes during COVID-19 outbreak

Apr 21, 2020

AD capacity available to take surplus food wastes during COVID-19 outbreak

This news item is about a joint trade association survey aimed at the AD sector to identify suitable AD plants for the various feedstocks that may become available during COVID-19 outbreak

Summary of Covid-19 information for Organics Recycling in Scotland

Apr 20, 2020

Summary of Covid-19 information for Organics Recycling in Scotland

Summary of information about Covid-19 related issues for the organics recycling sector in Scotland, including links to guidance and regulations.

Environment Agency regulatory message

Apr 20, 2020

Environment Agency regulatory message

The EA have issued a letter setting out how they will carry out their regulatory duties during the pandemic. They have also published a number of regulatory position statements.

Waste support  – resource sharing platform

Apr 17, 2020

Waste support – resource sharing platform

CIWM launches WasteSupport, a ‘virtual marketplace’ to support the resources and waste sector during the COVID-19 crisis. Zero Waste Scotland have also created a similar tool for Scotland.

Waste networking platform to link councils and private sector

Apr 15, 2020

Waste networking platform to link councils and private sector

CIWM are launching a resource sharing platform to enable local authorities and private sector to work together and facilitate the sharing of resources.

Procurement Policy – Supplier relief

Apr 14, 2020

Procurement Policy – Supplier relief

Government have issued a note that sets out information and guidance for public bodies on payment of their suppliers to ensure service continuity.

EV Forum – member newsletter

Apr 9, 2020

EV Forum – member newsletter

Briefing for REA members on the ‘Getting to 2035’ roundtable

EV Forum – summary of REA & OLEV roundtable on ‘Getting to 2035’

Apr 9, 2020

EV Forum – summary of REA & OLEV roundtable on ‘Getting to 2035’

Briefing for REA members on the ‘Getting to 2035’ roundtable

SEPA regulatory position statement on Covid-19

Apr 9, 2020

SEPA regulatory position statement on Covid-19

SEPA have issued a regulatory response on how they will be dealing with regulatory issues during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Scotland’s Circular Economy Bill

Apr 8, 2020

Scotland’s Circular Economy Bill

The Scottish Government have announced that the Circular Economy Bill will not be progressed. In addition the Climate Change Plan update will be delayed.

REA Member Briefing on the April 2020 Shadow Cabinet Reshuffle

Apr 8, 2020

REA Member Briefing on the April 2020 Shadow Cabinet Reshuffle

REA Member Briefing on the February 2020 Cabinet Reshuffle

Member of the REA launches a new brokerage website for AD

Apr 8, 2020

Member of the REA launches a new brokerage website for AD

This news item include information about a new brokerage website for the AD sector

EA guidance on waste storage during Covid-19

Apr 8, 2020

EA guidance on waste storage during Covid-19

The EA have published a regulatory position statement (RPS) which allows you to temporarily store more waste than your permit allows if you cannot remove waste from your site because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Defra’s recommendations on waste collections to prioritise during COVID-19 outbreak

Apr 7, 2020

Defra’s recommendations on waste collections to prioritise during COVID-19 outbreak

This item includes recent communications between the REA and Defra regarding waste collection services and highlights Defra’s 7th April guidance to help English LAs to decide which waste collection services to prioritise during the coronavirus pandemic.