Legal Comment: Waste hierarchy written into regulatory update

The introduction of the revised Waste Framework Directive in 2008 saw particular emphasis placed on the waste hierarchy by European policy-makers. The directive is given domestic effect in the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011, which came into force on 28 March 2011. PPS10: Planning for Sustainable Waste Management has also been updated.

by Judith Damerell

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