5. Consignment notes
You must use consignment notes to move hazardous waste.
A consignment note must stay with hazardous waste until it reaches its final destination.
Fill in a consignment note
Read the consignment notes guidance.
Download a consignment note form.
Fill in the parts that apply to you.
Use a continuation sheet if you need more space.
The part that applies to you depends on your role in the waste process.
|Your role||Part you must complete|
|Producer||A and B|
|Holder (stores waste)||A and B|
|Carrier (collects and transports waste)||C|
|Consignor (hands the waste to the carrier)||D|
|Consignee (receives waste for recycling or disposal)||E|
You’re the waste producer or holder
You’ll need to know both the:
- Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code (2007) – this describes the business activity that produced the waste
- waste classification code, also referred to as LoW (List of Waste) or EWC (European Waste Catalogue) code – this describes the waste
Get consignment notes another way
You can also:
- use a note from your waste contractor or write your own – it must include the information on the form
- buy consignment notices from the Environment Agency – these have 3 colour-coded copies