Overview of the arrangements for waste management and recycling.
A brief description of how household waste is disposed of.
Describes where to recycle domestic waste and what happens to recycled items
Information about waste from electrical and electronic equipment - WEEE.
Retailers have to take back waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE). Find out about the regulations governing take back and recycling of WEEE.
Recycling and composting of domestic waste is a way of reducing household waste sent to landfill. What is composting and how do you get started?
There is a charge for plastic shopping bags issued by retailers at points of sale. Find out about the charge and the situations where you will not have to pay for plastic bags.