Pests news from BPCA

11 February 2019

Code of Best Practice for Pesticide Waste condensed and updated

The BPCA Code of best practice for Pesticide waste has been updated and re-released as a condensed two-page document.

The document is now available to all pest management professionals and end-users on the BPCA website.

Pesticide Waste version 3 out now

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The previous, 12-page document has been rebranded as a guidance document and is available to all members in the member documents section of the website.  

If you’re working in a BPCA Servicing company you must follow the Code as it’s part of our membership criteria.

The document is freely available to anyone, so even if you’re not a BPCA member, you’re encouraged to read the Code and make sure you’re working towards the industry best practice.

Natalie Bungay, BPCA Field Officer, who worked on the document said:

“The previous Code of Best Practice is a great document that went into a lot of detail about how pest management companies should be dealing with their waste.

“However, it was a long document and not particularly useful for a referencing quickly.

“We’ve scooped out all the essential information from the old document, and popped it into a handy two-pager.

“The old version (all 12 pages of it) is still available for BPCA members who want more support in the form of a guidance document.”

What is a Code of Best Practice?

BPCA Codes of Best Practice (COBP) are written rules which explain how people working in the pest management industry should behave in a particular situation.

The Code of Best Practice is freely available to everyone through the BPCA website, meaning it’s available in full to non-members and the general public.


If you know of an issue or situation that you feel needs a Code or guidance document producing, please contact us, and the Servicing Committee will then discuss it.

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