The EA has extended a number of Regulatory Position Statements (RPSs) to allow for the continued management of waste during COVID-19, as follows:

RPS C1 “Cleansing and PPE waste at a healthcare waste management facility”

RPS C5 “PPE waste from home healthcare workers treating patients with COVID-19”

RPS C8 “Social distancing when signing and handing over waste transfer and consignment notes in person”

All have been extended from 30 September 2020 to 31 March 2021.