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. Reporting for installations, radioactive substances and waste permits: RPS C10
  3. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
  4. The UK's nuclear history
  5. Waste batteries: treat, recycle and export
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News and communications

  1. RWM partners with the British Geological Survey
  2. Engineering a bright future for women
  3. Sellafield Ltd to restart reprocessing and further boost operations in 2020
  4. Return to work plan remains on track
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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. Sellafield: radioactive substances activities (RSA) permit variation
  3. Lillyhall landfill site: radioactive substances activities permit variation
  4. Site Evaluation - How we will evaluate sites in England
  5. Sizewell C: engagement plan
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. TC14 – 210 Litre IP-2 Drum (Solids/Liquids)
  2. On The Level Issue 24 June 2020
  3. Waste Metric Dashboard: May 2020
  4. TC11 – Half Height IP-1 Soft Sided Package Transport System
  5. Waste Consignment Information Form (Diversion) WSC-FOR-WCI_DIV
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