The Waste Regulations 2020 – Scottish Transposition of EC Circular Economy Package

The Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 have been laid before the Scottish parliament. These Regulations transpose the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package into Scottish waste legislation, and amend the commencement for the ban on biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) to the 31st of December 2025. The planned changes are mainly technical, including alignment of definitions, terms and powers. Read more about the proposed legislation here.