Producer Responsibility Initiatives & Food Waste

Nationally, producer responsibility initiatives & food waste in 2016 was 'Below Target'. However, there has been some progress between 2014 and 2016. Specific areas of interest within this include:

  • Enforcement of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations improved from ‘Unsatisfactory’ in 2014 to ‘Minimum’ in 2016.
  • Battery Regulations enforcement improved from ‘Unsatisfactory’ in 2014 to ‘Below Target’ in 2016.
  • Enforcement of Tyre and Food Waste Regulations improved from ‘Minimum’ in 2014 to ‘Below Target’ in 2016.

Overall, 17 local authorities were 'Above Target' or 'On Target', and 14 were 'Below Target', 'Minimum', or 'Unsatisfactory' with respect to waste enforcement producer responsibility initiatives & food waste in 2016.


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