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Procuring and managing waste services

Waste Management

All local authorities (LA) are responsible for managing waste. These web pages are for people whose duty is to procure, manage and monitor waste management services.

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A message from the Chair of HSE Judith Hackitt

  • Judith HackittWaste and recycling management services

The waste management and recycling industry has grown rapidly over the past decade in response to the environmental challenge. Unfortunately, it remains an industry with a poor health and safety performance – with fatality rates reaching over ten times the all industry average – second only to agriculture.

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Updated: 2014-12-03