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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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This podcast examines the relevant law in relation to the transport of waste and how it affects waste producers, carriers, brokers and dealers in light of the recent changes made by the Waste Regulations 2011. It also considers the use of waste transfer and consignment notes and the responsibilities of waste carriers and those responsible for ensuring the safety of a waste site.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the legal framework which governs the transportation of waste in England and Wales;
  • Understand how the Waste Regulations 2011 have impacted waste carriers;
  • Know what the registration requirements are for waste transportation and when proceedings will be issued for failure to register and the relevant penalties available;
  • Understand what the ‘waste hierarchy’ is and how it applies to waste producers, carriers, brokers and dealers;
  • Be aware of the specific rules regarding hazardous waste;
  • Understand the obligations surrounding the safety of a waste site;
  • Be familiar with the duty of care owed by those with control over waste and the consequences of breaching that duty.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Cosmick Transport Services Ltd v Bedfordshire County Council [1997] RTR 132;
  • Hazardous Waste Directive (91/689/ EEC);
  • Waste Framework Directive (2006/12/EC);
  • Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC;
  • Waste Management, The Duty of Care, A Code of Practice’ (s.34 EPA 1990);
  • Waste Oils Directive (75/439/EEC);
  • Waste Regulations 2011.

In this podcast Catherine Davey, a consultant with Stevens & Bolton LLP discusses the law relating to the transportation of waste in light of the recent changes made by the Waste Regulations 2011.

Date recorded: December 2011

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