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. LLWR Waste Services
  4. Hazardous waste: segregation and mixing
  5. Hazardous waste: rejected loads guidance
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News and communications

  1. RWM: 'Let's talk about radioactive waste'
  2. Robots on the rise and heading for Cumbria
  3. Dr John joins presenters from around the globe at conference in Australia
  4. Dounreay supplier day looks at clean-up opportunities
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Research and statistics

  1. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports
  2. Ambient gamma radiation dose rates across the UK
  3. Managing on-site stockpiling and use of high volumes of concrete-based demolition material
  4. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority radioactive waste management strategy consultation: CoRWM response
  5. Graphene and its use in nuclear decommissioning
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. NDA Radioactive Waste Strategy
  2. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
  3. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure
  4. Deep borehole disposal: CoRWM position paper
  5. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure: government response to BEIS select committee report
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Waste Metric Dashboard: November 2019
  2. Radioactive Waste Management: Annual Report and Accounts 2018 to 2019
  3. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Information Asset Register
  4. Discharges and Environmental Monitoring Annual Report 2018
  5. NDA Subject Access Request Procedure - Data Protection
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