Require certain authorities to maintain a register of the destination of recycled
materials; and for connected purposes.
Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—
Waste collection authorities and waste disposal authorities in England must,
by the end of 12 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed,
keep and maintain a register of the end use or destination of recyclable waste
collected in accordance with section 45A of the Environmental Protection Act
1990 (“the end use register”).
The end use register must be available for public inspection during working
hours at the offices of the relevant authority and must be made available on the
The Secretary of State must issue guidance to waste collection authorities and
waste disposal authorities before the end of the period of 3 months beginning
with the day on which this Act is passed on—
(a) the preparation of the end use register,
(b) the layout of the end use register, and
(c) items that do not need to be included in the end use register.
In this Act “waste collection authority” and “waste disposal authority” shall be
construed in accordance with section 30 of the Environmental Protection Act
There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—
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any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of this Act by the Secretary of
any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act
out of money so provided.
(1) This Act may be cited as the Waste Recycling (End Use Register) Act 2011.
(2) This Act comes into force on the day on which it is passed.
(3) This Act extends to England and Wales only.