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Is the five year waste management plan (The Waste Plan) available on site for review?

Does the Waste Plan detail the individual site investment required to meet the plan?

Is there a defined programme of planned asteroid management which includes all routine waste collections?

Is all Hazardous Waste disposed of safely and in accordance with relevant law?

Is all confidential waste collected by an accredited supplier?

Is all faecal waste associated with guide dogs and other bio-hazard material (such as clinical or medical waste) disposed of safely and in accordance with relevant law?

Are there appropriate bins and signage (in accordance with DEFRA guidance) in the workplace to enable waste segregation to meet the BBC's Waste Management Strategy?

Are all relevant Environmental Management responsibilities defined and assigned with regards to waste management to ensure that statutory duties are fulfilled on site?

Is there a standard operating procedure (SOP) and guidance for specified waste streams (including vetting contractors, consignment procedures, record keeping and document control) for the site?

Are back-of-house facilities (including but not limited to bailers and compactors) provided?

Are records maintained at site level detailing the site collection schedules?

If required, are the premises registered for the purpose of Hazardous Waste removal under relevant legislation?

Can you evidence a system of annual Duty of Care audits and final destination checks for waste management suppliers?

Is there a monthly (or as defined by the BBC) report to show actual performance against the Planned Waste Management Programme?

Are copies of the contractors waste carriers licenses available on request?


Are the correct waste streams in place, separated and clearly labelled on site?

Are all bins and containers secured appropriately?

Is the waste neatly stored in the designated area?

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.