Advising the Scottish Government on Waste Management

Impact: 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities (UN SDG), 12: Responsible Consumption and Production (UN SDG), 13: Climate Action (UN SDG), Environmental impacts, Public policy impacts

Description of impact

In May 2018 Bates joined the Scottish Government’s expert panel on Environmental Charging and Other Measures to provide advice to Scottish Ministers ‘with the goal of encouraging the long-term and sustainable changes in consumer and producer behaviour required to move towards a circular economy.’ The resulting report was received by the government, who was ‘broadly content to accept the package of recommendations set out by the Panel.’

Stakeholders/Beneficiaries

Scottish Government, Scottish Citizens
Impact statusCompleted
Impact dateMay 2018
Category of impact11: Sustainable Cities and Communities (UN SDG), 12: Responsible Consumption and Production (UN SDG), 13: Climate Action (UN SDG), Environmental impacts, Public policy impacts