Issue - decisions

13/12/2023 - Impact of Government policy and new legislation on managing municipal waste in Devon including at the Household Waste Recycling Centres



(a) that the requirement to make changes to operations at Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in response to forthcoming changes in waste management legislation and Environment Agency requirements be approved;


(b) that the Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport and Director of Finance and Public Value in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health, Communities and Equality be given delegated authority to make any operational changes required at the HWRCs to comply with the changes in legislation and Environment Agency requirements and to mitigate costs including the development of a QR system and restriction of certain wastes at nominated sites; and


(c) note the Collection & Packaging Reforms and the potential impact this may have on municipal waste management services in Devon in the future.