Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
…(SEPA) as a waste carrier. Controlled waste includes commercial, industrial and household waste, as well as hazardous waste. Most radioactive wastes and explosive wastes are controlled by other regulations. Radioactive substances and waste All businesses can register as waste carriers including… read more
…waste, you must register with the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) or the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) as a waste carrier. Controlled waste includes commercial, industrial and household waste, as well as hazardous waste. Most radioactive wastes and explosive wastes are… read more
You may need a waste management licence if you carry out these activities on your land or use a vehicle or mobile plant such as a mobile incinerator.
You are unlikely to need a waste management licence if you only store waste that you produce and an authorised waste carrier… read more
…need for licence holders to have a certificate of technical competence. Requires businesses carrying their own waste to register as waste carriers. Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2011 SSI 226 Enables the partial suspension, revocation, transfer and surrender of site licences, and allows licences held… read more
…you want to transport controlled waste, you must register as a waste carrier with the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and comply with your duty of care. From 8 April 2011, new regulations introduced a two-tier registration system for waste carriers.
Upper tier registrations are… read more
…collecting waste vegetable oil If you collect and transport waste vegetable oil, for example used cooking oil, for the production of biodiesel then you will need to be a registered waste carrier and follow your duty of care for waste. Duty of care – your waste responsibilities Waste carriers brokers… read more
…licence holders to have a certificate of technical competence.Requires businesses carrying their own waste to register as Professional Carriers and Transporters of Waste. Waste Management Regulations 1996 SI 634 Exempts certain activities relating to scrap metal and waste motor vehicles from waste… read more
…permit, waste management licence or a registered exemption that authorises them to take that type of waste for the activity they intend. You can contact the NIEA to check if your carrier is registered or has an exemption. NIEA Waste carriers information contact details DAERA: Waste Management… read more
…PPC Permits Waste management licence or registered exemption if you carry out certain waste management activities or use waste mobile plant: Waste management licences Hazardous/special waste notification if you move hazardous waste: Hazardous/special waste Waste carrier or broker registration… read more
…wastes Water UK: Water and sewerage operators Check if you need a permit to burn waste oil If you burn waste oil in an appliance you may need a pollution prevention and control (PPC) permit, waste management licence or exemption. Pollution prevention and control permits Waste management licences You… read more
…grants and licences * Forestry trade associations * Vehicle emissions * Duty of care - Your waste responsibilities * Hazardous / special waste * Forestry waste * Sewage sludge - landspreading * Waste - landspreading * Preventing water pollution * Trade effluent – Managing liquid wastes * Irrigation… read more
…business waste * Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) * Find your nearest waste site * Agricultural waste * Dead animals - disposal * Horse manure * Offensive waste * Anaerobic digestion * Preventing water pollution * Septic tanks * Trade effluent – Managing liquid wastes * Water use… read more
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
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NIEA and the CEF have developed a Regulatory Position to promote Sustainable re-use of natural excavated material from Greenfield sites.
The replacements for the PPGs are being developed. Now available GPP 2 Above Ground Oil Storage
SEPA is asking for your views on the proposals for integrated authorisations.
NEW GPP 24 now available: Stables, Kennels and Catteries
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Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
NetRegs have produced a new leaflet for Scottish businesses explaining what you must do to comply with YOUR duty of care for waste.
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