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. Northern Ireland - Sub region 2
  2. National Geological Screening for a GDF - Northern Ireland
  3. Northern Ireland - Sub region 3
  4. Site Evaluation consultations - public events
  5. Hazardous waste: consignment note guidance
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News and communications

  1. Landmark 1,000th waste shipment achieved in record time
  2. Welsh Government launches policy to deal with radioactive waste
  3. Robots tackle Sellafield’s notorious radioactive ‘hot spot’
  4. Government launches new policy to deal with radioactive waste
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Research and statistics

  1. Ambient gamma radiation dose rates across the UK
  2. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority radioactive waste management strategy consultation: CoRWM response
  3. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports
  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. Site Evaluation - How we will evaluate sites in Wales
  3. Gwerthuso Safleoedd - Sut byddwn yn gwerthuso safleoedd - Nghymru
  4. Why geological disposal? CoRWM position paper
  5. Retrievability considerations for geological disposal: CoRWM position paper
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Radioactive particles in the environment around Dounreay
  2. Waste Metric Dashboard: January 2019
  3. Customer Notice: 2019-001 Waste Forecasting Submissions January 2019
  4. Waste Forecasting Form: WSC-FOR-WFO
  5. CoRWM meeting minutes, 8 November 2018
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