The Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 90) contains the key provisions in relation to the management of controlled waste with which all universities and colleges must comply. Many of the provisions of the EPA 90 have been implemented by Regulations made by the Secretary of State. A number of these are dealt with in subsequent sub-sections.
Part II of the EPA 90 deals specifically with the deposit of waste to land. Sections 33 and 34 contain the provisions most relevant to waste producers. Section 33 deals with the storage, treatment and disposal of waste and makes it an offence to:
Section 34 of the EPA 90 establishes the Duty of Care for all those involved in the waste management chain.
Part IV, Section 89 of the EPA 90 deals with the management of litter.
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