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Publication - Guidance

Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse (Scotland) 2018

Published: 17 May 2018
Directorate:
Environment and Forestry Directorate
Part of:
Environment and climate change
ISBN:
9781788518932

This Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse (COPLAR) provides guidance on fulfilling the duties under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Section 89.

36 page PDF

405.0 kB

36 page PDF

405.0 kB

Contents
Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse (Scotland) 2018
Erratum

36 page PDF

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ISBN 978 1 78851 893 2 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 408526

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Erratum

An erratum was published on 23/07/2018 at pdf page 5, section 2.3 Who has to take action? Text has been updated to read: Duty 2: To Keep Roads Clean.

The pdf and html have both been updated within the document to reflect this change.

Contents

1.0 Introduction

2.0 Understanding section 89
2.1 The two duties (what action is required?)
2.2 Materials in scope of the duties (what is covered?)
2.3 Who has to take action?
2.4 Where do the duties apply?

3.0 Fulfilling the duties – considerations for both duties
3.1 The standard
3.2 Zoning (how should different types of land and roads be treated?)
3.3 Monitoring

4.0 Fulfilling duty 1
4.1 Litter and refuse grades
4.2 Tactics – how prevention can be used to meet the standard
4.3 Response times

5.0 Fulfilling duty 2
5.1 Detritus grades
5.2 Tactics
5.3 Response times

Annex A


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