hazardous waste

‘Edoc for hazardous waste’ being developed

‘Edoc for hazardous waste’ being developed The UK’s four environmental agencies are working together to develop an electronic hazardous waste tracking system to replace the current paper-based consignment note system. A website for Hazdoc, similar to the electronic duty of … Read More

Ownership of EDOC now Officially Transferred to UK Administrations

All four UK administrations consisting of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and, in Northern Ireland, the Department of Environment now fully support the edoc (Electronic Duty of Care) system and … Read More

EDOC Should be Complusary, Says CIWM

CIWM has suggested that the UK government considers making edoc- the new online system for recording waste transfers mandatory. CIWM made the statement in its recent written submission to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee into waste management … Read More

A Free Online System is Launched to Streamline Waste Reporting Processes

UK businesses can look forward to saving time and money with the Electronic duty of care (edoc) system which promises to transform the manner in which waste is recorded The initiative was launched by a partnership of waste industry and … Read More

DEFRA Collects Feedback on Easing WTN Regulations

Feedback is being collected by Defra with regard to easing the Waste Transfer Note (WTN) system for businesses that do not make use of electronic reporting. It is estimated by the department that up to 80% of WTNs will be … Read More

Future of Waste Debated by Industry Leaders

At this year’s RWM show at the Birmingham NEC arena Industry leaders came together to debate the future of waste and recycling. The Future of Waste panel, chaired by The Guardian’s Fiona Harvey, saw the experts discuss the ‘big’ issues … Read More