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. LLWR Waste Services
  3. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
  4. Hazardous waste: consignee returns guidance (England)
  5. Waste batteries: treat, recycle and export
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News and communications

  1. CoRWM plenary meeting dates and locations 2019
  2. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management visit to Hinkley Point C
  3. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management visit to Sizewell B
  4. Supply chain event attracts record 1,700 visitors
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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. STEM Engagement across the NDA Group
  2. Radioactive waste: support for disposal rather than indefinite storage: CoRWM position paper
  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. Annual Report for 2017 on the operation of the Chemical Weapons Act 1996
  2. Joint regulators' assessment of the 2016 generic Disposal System Safety Case
  3. Geological disposal: scrutiny of RWM's work - annual reports
  4. New nuclear power stations: initial assessment of General Nuclear System’s UK HPR1000 design
  5. Customer Notice 2018-016: Soil and Rubble Disposal to LLWR
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