Use this page to access the Environment Agency's public register of data.
Access the main public register
The main public register currently includes:
- environmental permits (industrial installations)
- environmental permits (waste operations)
- environmental permits (radioactive substances)
- environmental permits (water discharge)
- waste carriers and dealers (registrations before 27 March 2015)
- waste brokers and dealers (registrations before 27 March 2015)
- hazardous waste producers
- waste exemptions
- water discharge exemptions
- enforcement actions
- scrap metal dealers
Waste carrier, dealer and broker licences
To find out if a waste carrier, dealer or broker is registered you MUST to search all the waste carrier registers:
lower tier waste carrier, broker and dealer licences - generally where businesses transport their own waste eg grass clippings - information relating to these licences can be accessed on the lower tier waste carrier licences
upper tier waste carrier, broker and dealer licences since 27 March 2015 - generally where waste is a main part of a business eg skip company - information for licences that have been renewed or active since the 27 March 2015, can be accessed from the upper tier waste carrier public register
upper tier waste carrier, broker and dealer licences before 27 March 2015 - information relating to upper tier waste carrier, broker and dealer registrations before 27 March 2015 can be accessed under the waste carriers and dealers or waste brokers and dealers registers
Waste Carrier, dealer and broker licences in Wales
Natural Resources Wales holds the public register information for all Welsh licences Natural Resources Wales public register.
Waste and Water Exemptions registrations made after 20 October 2014 in Wales
See the details of all the waste and water quality exemptions registered in Wales (since 20 October 2014) on the Natural Resources Wales public register. If the registration was made before the 20 October 2014, the information will be held on this public register, using the ‘Access the Public register’ link at the top of this page.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
The Environment Agency hold the registers for the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE):
- EEE Producers
- WEEE Approved Producer Compliance Schemes
- WEEE Approved Authorised Treatment Facilities and Approved Exporters
End of Life Vehicle Authorised Treatment Facilities (ELV ATFs)
Access the register for ELV ATF’s.
Packaging and batteries
We have public register information on the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD).
Large raised reservoirs
We also have public register information for the register of large raised reservoirs.
Viewing public registers in Environment Agency offices
The Environment Agency holds public register information in our local offices; electronically on a computer or in paper copy. If you cannot access the information you need from the links above, please contact our general enquiries team to make an appointment with a local customer services team.
Our local teams will be able to confirm if the information you want is available and which is your nearest office to view it. They can also advise if any information can be sent to you; you will be told if there is a charge.
National Customer Contact Centre
PO Box 544
Telephone 03708 506 506
Telephone from outside the UK (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm GMT) +44 (0)1709 389 201
Minicom (for the hard of hearing) 03702 422 549
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm