Waste Legislation in England and Wales

New legislation in England and Wales now entitles local authorities to take action to prevent waste arisings, a task previously outside their powers. The Waste Minimisation Act allows local authorities to incorporate waste minimisation into their waste plans, promote waste prevention services, adopt waste reduction targets in waste contracts and promote repair schemes for household appliances. The Act resulted from sustained efforts by the Women` s Environmental Network and Friends of the Earth

Fonte: Warmer Bulletin - March 1999
Autor: J. H. Penido
Email do Autor: jpenido@resol.com.br

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