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Waste reduction and management

Business and commercial waste, recycling and special waste.

  1. Manage waste and save energy, water and raw materials

    Find out how Zero Waste Scotland can advise your business on waste management and saving energy, water and raw materials.

  2. Business and commercial waste

    Your duty of care, waste regulations, storage, collections, special waste and waste reduction.

  3. Reduce business waste

    Get help from Zero Waste Scotland on losing less money on business waste.

  4. Carrier bag charge

    All retailers in Scotland must charge customers for single-use carrier bags by law.

  5. Water efficiency support

    A water minimisation programme can help your business save on the costs for water supply, treatment and disposal.

  6. Apply for a self-supply water licence

    Information on how to buy water directly from Scottish Water instead of a supplier.

  7. Battery waste: producer and supplier responsibilities

    Environmental licences and regulations for disposing, recycling and treating battery waste.

  8. Electrical waste: retailer and distributor responsibilities

    Retailer and wholesaler responsibilities, waste collection and compliance schemes.

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