Posted: 02/11/2023

Summary of Responses on Reforming the Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer Registration System

In late October 2023, DEFRA published the government’s response to a consultation on a proposed reform to the waste carrier, broker and dealer registration system in England. This follows the January 2022 consultation the current system and its impacts on illegal waste activities.

Included in the government’s response was:

  • Terminology around carriers, brokers and dealers.
  • Compliance and enforcement.
  • Exemptions.
  • Implementation
  • The demonstration of technical competencies for permitted activities.
  • Duty of care.
  • Devolved administrations.
  • Waste exporters.

The summary of responses outlines the 426 separate answers to the consultation and can be found by clicking here.