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. Shipping radioactive waste and spent fuel after Brexit
  3. LLWR Waste Services
  4. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
  5. Hazardous waste: consignee returns guidance (England)
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News and communications

  1. Second consecutive Gold in national awards for LLWR Site team
  2. Gwen Parry-Jones OBE announced as Magnox Chief Executive Officer
  3. Celebrating UK skills for nuclear
  4. Sellafield unveils new plant to support clean-up
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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. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2019 to 2022
  2. Land remediation specialists embrace e-sharing
  3. Forward planning to ensure cement supplies
  4. Thermal solution can reduce waste volumes
  5. Investing in technical expertise for the future of nuclear decommissioning
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. CoRWM meeting minutes 2019
  2. Sizewell C: response to EDF Energy stage 3 consultation
  3. Radioactive particles in the environment around Dounreay
  4. On The Level Issue 19 March 2019
  5. Progress on plutonium consolidation, storage and disposition
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