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The Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012

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Amendment of the Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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4.—(1) The Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003(1) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 11 (prohibition of acceptance of certain wastes at landfills)—

(a)in paragraph (1), after sub-paragraph (fa) insert—

(fb)as from 1st January 2014, waste which has been collected and transported in accordance with section 34(2I) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990;

(fc)as from 1st January 2021, biodegradable municipal waste;;

(b)in paragraph (3) before the definition of “corrosive” insert—

“biodegradable municipal waste” if it consists of municipal waste that is also biodegradable waste, but does not include waste—

(i)that is treated, and either—

(aa)respiration activity after a static respiration test is less than 10 milligrams of oxygen for each gram of dry material; or

(bb)dynamic respiration over one hour is less than 1000 milligrams of oxygen for each kilogram of volatile solids;

(ii)that is incinerated, and the total organic carbon content is less than 5%; and

(c)after paragraph (3) insert—

(4) In this regulation, a reference to the total organic carbon content of waste is a reference to the total amount of carbon bound in organic compounds in the waste..

(1)

S.S.I. 2003/235; as amended by paragraph 8 of schedule 2 to the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 8), and by S.S.I. 2003/343, 2009/247, 2010/60 and 2011/226.

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