The main requirements from the Waste (Scotland) Regulations will apply to everyone who generates waste (see note below) with the exception of waste produced in households.
Note - A Waste Producer is described as any person whose activities produce waste (original waste producer) or anyone who carries out pre-processing, mixing or other operations which result in a change in the nature or composition of this waste.
|As a waste producer, you must:|
*EWC codes must be used on Waste Transfer Notes. These are the most likely ones to appear on WTNs for your business:
|Material||EWC code||EWC description|
|General waste||20 03 01||Mixed municipal waste|
|Mixed recyclables||15 01 06||Mixed packaging|
|Glass||15 01 07||Glass packaging|
|Paper||20 01 01||Paper & cardboard|
|Cardboard packaging||15 01 01||Paper & cardboard packaging|
|Cans||15 01 04||Metallic packaging|
|Plastic bottles or product packaging||15 01 02||Plastic packaging|
|Food Waste||20 01 08||Biodegradable kitchen & canteen waste|