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. Pollution inventory reporting form

    Form for operators to report pollution inventory (PI) data.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Hazardous waste: consignment note guidance
  2. Site Evaluation consultations - public events
  3. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
  4. The nuclear sector and preparing for EU Exit
  5. Hazardous waste: consignee returns guidance (England)
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News and communications

  1. CoRWM and Radioactive Waste Management meeting with Waseda University
  2. Sellafield’s ‘locked vault’ ready to be emptied
  3. LLWR apprentices step up to help paint homeless hostel
  4. Nuclear decommissioning collaboration agreement with Canada renewed
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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. Lillyhall landfill site: RSA Permit Variation
  2. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2019 to 2022
  3. Site Evaluation - How we will evaluate sites in Wales
  4. Euratom and the dimensions of interest to Scotland upon the UK’s withdrawal from the EU
  5. Why geological disposal? CoRWM position paper
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Regulatory Interface Management (RIM) group
  2. Radioactive particles in the environment around Dounreay
  3. Waste Metric Dashboard: February 2019
  4. New nuclear power stations: initial assessment of General Nuclear System’s UK HPR1000 design
  5. Customer Notice: 2019-001 Waste Forecasting Submissions January 2019
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