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The Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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[F1Part 2 N.I.Matters which must be included in the waste management strategy

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5.  The waste management strategy must include—N.I.

(a)a statement of the Department's policies for attaining the objectives specified in Part 1 of this Schedule; and

(b)an analysis of the current waste management strategy, an analysis of the measures to be taken to improve environmentally sound preparation for re-use, recycling, recovery and disposal of waste and an evaluation of how the waste management strategy will support the implementation of the objectives and provisions of the Waste Framework Directive.

6.  The waste management strategy must include such matters as the Department considers appropriate, taking into account the geographical level and geographical area to which the waste management strategy relates and including at least the following—N.I.

(a)the type, quantity and source of waste generated within Northern Ireland;

(b)the waste likely to be shipped from or to Northern Ireland;

(c)an evaluation of the development of waste streams in the future;

(d)existing waste collection schemes and major disposal and recovery installations, including any special arrangements for waste oils, hazardous waste or waste streams addressed by specific European Union legislation;

(e)an assessment of the need for new collection schemes, the closure of existing waste installations, additional waste installation infrastructure, and, if necessary the related investments;

(f)sufficient information on the location criteria for site identification and on the capacity of future disposal or major recovery installations, if necessary; and

(g)general waste management policies, including planned waste management technologies and methods, or policies for waste posing specific management problems.

7.  The waste management strategy must include policies in relation to packaging waste, separate collection of waste, bio-waste and re-use and including—N.I.

(a)a chapter on the management of packaging and packaging waste, including measures taken pursuant to Articles 4 and 5 of the Packaging Waste Directive;

(b)measures to promote high quality recycling including the setting up of separate collections of waste where technically, environmentally and economically practicable;

(c)measures to encourage the separate collection of bio-waste with a view to the composting and digestion of bio-waste;

(d)measures to be taken to promote the re-use of products and preparation for re-use activities, in particular—

(i)measures to encourage the establishment and support of re-use and repair networks;

(ii)the use of economic instruments;

(iii)the use of procurement criteria; and

(iv)the setting of quantitative objectives.

8.  The waste management strategy must include policies in relation to preparing for re-use, recovery and recycling targets including—N.I.

(a)measures to be taken to ensure that by 2020, at least 50% by weight of waste from households is prepared for re-use or recycled;

(b)measures to be taken to ensure that by 2020, at least 70% by weight of construction and demolition waste excluding—

(i)hazardous waste; and

(ii)naturally occurring material falling within code 17 05 04 in the Schedule to the List of Wastes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005,

is subjected to material recovery.]

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