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. The UK's nuclear history
  3. Shipping radioactive sources between the UK and EU after Brexit
  4. Shipping radioactive waste and spent fuel after Brexit
  5. Exporting nuclear-related items after Brexit
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News and communications

  1. Successful start for Sellafield repackaging mission
  2. Pond cleaner ready to make a splash
  3. Radioactive Waste Management Managing Director announces retirement
  4. Chairman of the NDA to step down
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Research and statistics

  1. Ambient gamma radiation dose rates across the UK
  2. Managing on-site stockpiling and use of high volumes of concrete-based demolition material
  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. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
  2. Deep borehole disposal: CoRWM position paper
  3. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure: government response to BEIS select committee report
  4. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure
  5. Geological Disposal Facility site evaluation: CoRWM response to the RWM consultation
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. TC01 – Half Height IP-2 ISO Container
  2. Waste Metric Dashboard: July 2019
  3. Radioactive Waste Management: Organisation Chart
  4. Waste Forecasting Form: WSC-FOR-WFO
  5. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Mission Progress Report
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