sben Member’s Legal Update: Winter 19/20

Changes to Legislation

Key pieces of environmental legislation down so you can be sure you understand what the requirements are, and whether they apply to you.


  • Prohibition on Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds and Stirrers
  • Extension to Water Abstractive Deadline
  • The Ecodesgin for Energy-related Products (External Power Supplies) Regulation 2020
  • Change to Home Heating Cost Reduction Targets
  • The Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food, Plant Health Fees etc.) Regulation 2019
  • The Vehicle Drivers (Certification of Professional Competence) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Full Update here: SBEN Legal Update Issue 1