Animal By Product Regulations
Legal requirements to keep raw meat, fish and poultry waste separate
You have a legal responsibility to ensure that you produce, store, transport and dispose of your business’ waste without harming the environment. This is called the Duty of Care (DOC). The DOC is covered by Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the Environmental Protection Act (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991. The consequences if you don’t do this can be severe.
You remain responsible for your waste from the moment you have produced it until it is in the back of the collection truck.
The DOC requires you to ensure that: