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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-21332: John Scott (Ayr)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 30 January 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what advice it is giving to farmers regarding how best to store plastic waste.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 6 February 2019

SEPA has provided clear guidance to farmers to help them decide how best to store and dispose of their plastic waste (see https://www.sepa.org.uk/regulations/waste/agricultural-waste/burning-on-farm-waste/#rural ) and there are also local SEPA offices that can provide more direct assistance.

Advice and a list of plastic waste service providers is also available on the Zero Waste Scotland website. (see https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/resource-management/farm-plastic-recycling).