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Draft Guidance in support Statutory Recovery Targets set under Waste (Wales) Measure 2010

This guidance supports the Recycling, Preparation for Re-use and Composting Targets (Definitions) (Wales) Order 2011 and Regulations 4 and 5 of The Recycling, Preparation for Re-use and Composting Targets (Monitoring and Penalties) (Wales) Regulations 2011.
Start of consultation: 23/01/2012
End of consultation: 16/04/2012

The Guidance is prepared under section 7 of the Waste (Wales) Measure 2010. It supports the definitions in the Order and the monitoring regime set under regulations 4 and 5 of the Regulations.

This Guidance will provide clarity on:

  • the definitions of recycling, preparation for re-use and composting contained in the Order 
  • the monitoring and reporting requirements contained in the Regulations.

We are also seeking your views on proposals to introduce legislation that will define the position on:

  • the de-watering (the removal of water from) anaerobic digestion (AD) digestate (what is left after digestion) from facilities 
  •  how the recovery rates from AD, composting and the recycling of IBA and air pollution control residues (APCR) are calculated for facilities that take materials from multiple sources.

Consultation documents