Radioactive and nuclear substances and waste


  1. Classify different types of waste

    How to classify and describe your business waste so you can know how to manage and dispose of it - what you need to do, List of Waste (LoW) codes, technical guidance

  2. Hazardous waste

    How to deal with hazardous waste from your business in England - your duties, licences and registration, storage, collection and transport.

  3. Hazardous waste consignment note

    A completed consignment note must accompany hazardous waste when moved from any premises.

  4. Battery waste: retailer and distributor responsibilities

    Find out if you must offer free collection of old batteries - batteries you must take back, how to collect and send batteries to be recycled, penalties

  5. Pollution inventory reporting form

    Form for operators to report pollution inventory (PI) data.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Hazardous waste: consignment note guidance
  2. Communities and GDF
  3. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
  4. Hazardous waste: consignee returns guidance (England)
  5. National Geological Screening for a GDF
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News and communications

  1. Welsh Government launches policy to deal with radioactive waste
  2. Gosforth youngsters prepare for Lego League challenge with LLWR presentation
  3. Robots tackle Sellafield’s notorious radioactive ‘hot spot’
  4. Government launches new policy to deal with radioactive waste
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Research and statistics

  1. Ambient gamma radiation dose rates across the UK
  2. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority radioactive waste management strategy consultation: CoRWM response
  3. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports
  4. Graphene and its use in nuclear decommissioning
  5. Geological disposal and working with communities: public dialogue and literature review
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Gwerthuso Safleoedd - Sut byddwn yn gwerthuso safleoedd - Nghymru
  2. Site Evaluation - How we will evaluate sites in Wales
  3. Site Evaluation - How we will evaluate sites in England
  4. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2019 to 2022
  5. Implementing geological disposal – working with communities: long term management of higher activity radioactive waste
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Radioactive Waste Management: Organisation Chart
  2. Waste Metric Dashboard December 2018
  3. On The Level Issue 18 December 2018
  4. TC03 – Third Height IP-2 ISO Container
  5. TC01 – Half Height IP-2 ISO Container
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