The Journey of Waste – Understanding Waste Compliance
£125.00 excl VAT

There are numerous pieces of legislation in the UK that control the management of waste.  This legislation helps ensure the responsible, safe and sustainable management of waste and helps prevent waste materials from causing damage to the environment or harm to human health.  Understanding your legal requirements and how to ensure you are compliant is essential for anyone with waste management responsibilities.

This innovative eLearning course provides a truly interactive way of examining the key requirements set out by a number of pieces of prominent UK waste management legislation.

This course counts towards 2 hours CPD.


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Who has this module been designed for?

  • This course is aimed at anyone with waste management responsibilities, particularly those with compliance related responsibilities. 
  • The course will also be useful to consultants contractors and advisors new to waste management and legislation and to anyone needing a refresher.
  • No prior waste management experience is required.


What will you learn?

The course will help you to understand some of your key legal obligations in relation to waste management and the associated compliance documentation you need to be aware of.  It looks at legal requirements throughout the waste management chain and key elements including Duty of Care and the Waste Hierarchy.

By taking our interactive waste management journeys from production through to treatment, the course will help you understand your legal responsibilities in practice. The concept of ‘end of waste’ is also considered.

The 'Journey of Waste' provides an introduction to waste management legislation and assumes no previous knowledge or experience. Because it looks at responsibilities throughout the waste management chain it is relevant to anyone who produces, carries or treats waste.

The course 'journeys' focus on four common waste streams that will allow you to start to learn about a wide variety of waste management legislation in practice. These waste streams are packaging waste, waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), hazardous waste and food waste.