Decision details


Decision Maker: Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


In December 2022, the Committee agreed to pursue a derogation from the Scottish Government, from the implementation date of the Biodegradable Municipal Waste ban of 1 January 2026 to the end of the Council’s Waste PPP contract in September 2026. The Committee gave consideration to a report providing an update on a meeting held with the Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity on 26 July 2023 and a subsequent meeting between Council officers and Scottish Government Officials.




The Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee –


1.    noted the content of the submitted report;


2.    noted the update from the Minister and Scottish Government Officials;


3.    noted the advice to engage proactively with SEPA; and


4.    requested that an update be provided to the next meeting of the Committee on discussions with SEPA and Zero Waste Scotland.


(Reference:  Report by Executive Director with responsibility for Roads and Infrastructure Services dated August 2023, submitted)

Publication date: 04/09/2023

Date of decision: 31/08/2023

Decided at meeting: 31/08/2023 - Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee

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