Waste permits and exemptions

Waste permits and exemptions guidance:

Energy from Waste (EfW) plants fall into three broad categories: • anaerobic digestion (AD) (a process that uses bacteria to decompose waste) (see Practice Note:...

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What is Energy from Waste (EfW)? Energy from waste (EfW) involves taking waste and turning it into a useable form of energy from a sustainable energy source. This...

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The Mining Waste Directive 2006/21/EC (MWD) which deals with the management of extractive waste, is implemented in the UK through the Environmental Permitting (England...

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The Industrial Emissions Directive 2010/75/EU (IED) came into force on 6 January 2011 and had to be transposed by Member States by 7 January 2013. IED replaced the Waste...

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Waste law in the UK derives from the EU Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (WFD), which defines waste as ‘any substance or object which the holder discards or intends...

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Scope of Practice Note The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, SI 2016/336 revoked Part 5 of the Hazardous Waste (England...

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Scope of Practice Note The List of Wastes (England) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/895 were revoked by the Hazardous Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2015, SI...

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The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, SI 2016/336 revoked Part 5 of the Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/894,...

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All waste facilities, including energy from waste (EfW) incinerators, are regulated to prevent or minimise any risks to the environment or health. There is an extensive...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Which type of application? The Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011, SI 2011/988, provide for two levels of registration. The type of registration and application...

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Compliance Carriers are required to: • register with the Environment Agency in England and Natural Resources Wales in Wales • produce authorisation (eg certificate of...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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The issues concerning waste generation, storage, treatment and use is heavily regulated. The property and construction sector generate significant quantities of waste...

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