A Framework for Waste Prevention in Northern Ireland was published in 2005.
It is expected that a Waste Prevention Programme will be announced in 2011/12 in accordance with Directive (2008/98/EC).
The Scottish Government has committed to develop a Waste Prevention Programme for Scotland in accordance with the Revised Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC) by the end of 2010. The programme will include Reuse activities.
Towards Zero Waste sets waste reduction targets of:
- 1.5% per year until 2050 (based on 2007 baseline)
- 27% reduction in wastes by 2025 (based on 2007 baseline)