Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008

The Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008 were laid before the UK Parliament on 15 February 2008, and came into full force on 6 April 2008. The regulations do not apply to any project planned before 6 April, if construction work commenced before 1 July 2008, and apply only to projects in England.

They apply to all projects with a value of £300,000 or more, with additional updating requirements for projects with a value of £500,000 or more.

The regulations place the initial responsibility for the production of the plan with the client. The client must produce the plan before the project is started. If a project is started without a site waste management plan, then both the client and the principal contractor are guilty of an offence under these regulations. The regulations also lay out what the plan must include.

Read more about Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008:  Requirements For A Site Waste Management Plan, Updating The Plan, Additional Duties, Enforcement and Penalties

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