Building waste deregulation questioned

The government’s economic justification for the repeal of site waste management plan regulations is contradicted by industry and Welsh government analyses

The economic case for repeal of construction site waste management plan (SWMP) regulations in England has been criticised because of an incomplete analysis of the costs and benefits.

The government’s conclusion that less regulation of building site waste will save construction firms money is also at odds with a rival analysis commissioned by the Welsh government.

DEFRA said that ending the regulation will d

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