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. LLWR Waste Services
  4. Waste batteries and accumulators: technical guidance
  5. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
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News and communications

  1. Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) for plutonium
  2. Role of 3D imaging in managing spent fuel stored under water
  3. Concrete example of dealing with decommissioning rubble
  4. Academic research group builds skills for future of decommissioning
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Research and statistics

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

  1. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2020 to 2023
  2. NDA Radioactive Waste Strategy
  3. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
  4. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure
  5. Deep borehole disposal: CoRWM position paper
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Waste Forecasting Form: WSC-FOR-WFO
  2. Waste Metric Dashboard: December 2019
  3. Direct Research Portfolio Annual Report 2018 to 2019
  4. CoRWM meeting minutes, 9 May 2019
  5. On The Level Issue 22 December 2019
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