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Flytipping, Waste Enforcement and Duty of Care

Date: 14th February 2018, 24th May 2018, 2nd October 2018 and 12th February 2019

Where: Keep Scotland Beautiful office, Stirling

Price: £250 plus VAT. Discounts available for partner organisations

The course carries a maximum value of 5 hours (core activity) for the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme.

This course outlines the relevant legislation and explores case studies, best practise and practical solutions to tackle flytipping and encourage duty of care compliance.

This one-day course is essential for all private and public organisations who are responsible for waste enforcement or who dispose of commercial waste. The training examines all relevant legislation, explores best practice in commercial waste enforcement, provides practical solutions for tackling flytipping and methods to ensure compliance with duty of care requirements. All aspects of the course are demonstrated by practical examples and discussion of the best use of the relevant legislation.

By the end of this training you will able to:

  • Understand the relevant sections of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the Refuse Disposal Amenity Act 1978
  • Know when and how to apply the legislation to tackle various waste and flytipping enforcement issues
  • Identify routes to obtain evidence
  • Draft and present a case to obtain an appropriate outcome.


Relevant legislation:

Refuse Disposal Amenity Act 1978

Sections 33/34, 46/47, 59 and 79/80 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990

Local authority / company that you represent
“Well structured and aimed at group with a good mix of informal periods and legislative sections. A great opportunity to brush up on skills learned several years ago.”
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