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. Hazardous waste producer registration (Wales)

    Register your premises with Natural Resource Wales if you produce or hold hazardous waste in Wales

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Hazardous waste: consignment note guidance
  2. The UK's nuclear history
  3. Hazardous waste: consignee returns guidance (England)
  4. How to contact Radioactive Waste Management (RWM)
  5. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
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News and communications

  1. RWM welcomes community leaders at the LGA Conference 2019
  2. RWM's Dr Samantha King triumphs at the ENEI Awards
  3. LLWR signs cooperation agreement with European neighbours
  4. Danica's Dream Fund chosen as LLWR's new charity of the year
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Research and statistics

  1. Managing on-site stockpiling and use of high volumes of concrete-based demolition material
  2. Ambient gamma radiation dose rates across the UK
  3. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority radioactive waste management strategy consultation: CoRWM response
  4. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports
  5. Graphene and its use in nuclear decommissioning
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
  2. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2019 to 2022
  3. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure: government response to BEIS select committee report
  4. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure
  5. Geological Disposal Facility site evaluation: CoRWM response to the RWM consultation
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Waste Metric Dashboard: June 2019
  2. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Mission Progress Report
  3. Nuclear Provision: explaining the cost of cleaning up Britain's nuclear legacy
  4. SWLP 21: 210 Litre Steel Drums Transported by Road on code XL Rated Trailers
  5. Regulatory Interface Management (RIM) group
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