overriding directive which brought in controls on recycling and waste management
throughout the EU is the Framework Directive on Waste. This
has been transposed into a number of laws in the UK, which help us manage the
amount of rubbish we produce and to control how we deal with it.
laws are similar for each country in the UK, there are some regional differences.
This section aims to present an overview of the main laws and highlights who
is responsible for enforcing these laws throughout the UK.
For more specific
information, please contact the regulators directly: .
UK regulators &
other relevant organisations