Current Consultations and Enquiries

CIWM likes to respond, as best it can, to all consultations - therefore input from members is vital.  If you would like to submit a response to any consultation below please send your comments to the Technical Team on at least one week before the closing date of the consultation.

New consultations and closing date reminders are always posted on the Member Newsletter (previously known as News Online and is the weekly Technical Newsletter exclusive to CIWM members), this page shows the list of consolidated UK wide consultations that CIWM are aware of, however, CIWM will not necessarily be responding to every consultation in this list.

Responses to past consultations can be viewed using the links in the box on the right of this page.  If you require any further information please contact the Technical Team.

Current consultations awaiting response:

Comprehensive Spending Review 2020 - due in 24 September.
A Comprehensive Spending Review representation is a written representation that comments on government policy or suggests new policy ideas for the Comprehensive Spending Review. It can be submitted by an interest group, individual or representative body to HM Treasury.

Discussion on the "Future Recycling and Separate Collection of Waste of a Household Nature in Northern Ireland" - due 4 October.
The document sets out the current position of recycling in Northern Ireland, and the current and new regulatory, climate change and market drivers that will influence policy in the future. It seeks views on a range of proposals, which will help shape the landscape of waste management in Northern Ireland.

Consultation on the Waste Management Plan for England - due 15 October.
Defra are seeking views on a revised draft Waste Management Plan for England (the Plan). The Plan provides an analysis of the current waste management situation in England. It is primarily about the quantity of waste there is in England and how that waste is managed. The Plan sets out a summary of current policies, not new policies or announcements. It reflects the policies included in the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy, published in 2018.


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