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Waste Strategy

Waste management in Scotland is facing a period of fundamental change.  Driven by EU policy and legislation there has been an acceptance that we must move to a position where we produce less waste, reuse and recycle more and recover value from as much as possible of what is left. To this end, we are all moving towards a “Zero Waste Scotland”.

The first Zero Waste Plan for Scotland was published on 9 June 2010 and sets a course for the changes we need to make. Its Mission and Vision are set out below: