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. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
  3. Hazardous waste: consignee returns guidance (England)
  4. LLWR Waste Services
  5. The UK's nuclear history
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News and communications

  1. Experienced nuclear leader for new Magnox role
  2. UK first for the nuclear industry
  3. Apprentices promote the organisation to the next generation at Gen2 event
  4. End of reprocessing at Thorp signals new era for Sellafield
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Research and statistics

  1. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority radioactive waste management strategy consultation: CoRWM response
  2. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports
  3. Ambient gamma radiation dose rates across the UK
  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. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2019 to 2022
  2. STEM Engagement across the NDA Group
  3. Geological disposal of radioactive waste - safety requirements: CoRWM position paper
  4. Selecting a geological disposal facility (GDF) site based on the best geology: CoRWM position paper
  5. Transport considerations for radioactive materials: CoRWM position paper
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Generic Disposal System Safety Case for a Geological Disposal Facility: disposal system specification
  2. CoRWM meeting minutes, 18 September 2018
  3. Packaging to 2050 of Low Level Waste Identified in the UKRWI
  4. Waste Metric Dashboard November 2018
  5. Customer Notice 2018-017: TC14/TC19 Labelling
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