The Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012
All businesses in Scotland must recycle their:
If you run a café, restaurant or prepare or sell food, and you produce more than 5kg of food waste per week, you must put this out separately for collection (except in rural areas).
A 10L container will hold approximately 5kg of waste.
The regulations apply to all businesses including:
- individual traders
More information is available from Resource Efficient Scotland.