Waste and recycling


  1. Register or renew as a waste carrier, broker or dealer (England)

    Register or renew registration with the Environment Agency to transport, buy, sell or broker waste.

  2. Dispose of garden waste

    Arrange for the collection of garden waste by your council

  3. Green Deal: energy saving for your home

    Green Deal home and business energy-saving improvements - assessments, repayments, Home Improvement Fund scheme

  4. Dispose of business or commercial waste

    Business waste management in England - your duty of care, waste collection, licences and waste transfer notes

  5. Report an environmental incident

    How to report environmental incidents, including pollution

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Access the public register for environmental information
  2. Register your waste exemptions: environmental permits (England)
  3. Discharges to surface water and groundwater: environmental permits
  4. Waste classification technical guidance
  5. Waste exemption: U1 use of waste in construction
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News and communications

  1. Second consecutive Gold in national awards for LLWR Site team
  2. Gwen Parry-Jones OBE announced as Magnox Chief Executive Officer
  3. 'No deal' EU exit: Government issues reminder to waste industry
  4. Celebrating UK skills for nuclear
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Research and statistics

  1. Managing on-site stockpiling and use of high volumes of concrete-based demolition material
  2. Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in the UK
  3. ENV23 - UK statistics on waste
  4. UK statistics on waste
  5. Waste management data for England
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Standard rules consultation no 16: changes to rules
  2. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2019 to 2022
  3. Water abstraction plan 2017
  4. Land remediation specialists embrace e-sharing
  5. Forward planning to ensure cement supplies
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. CoRWM meeting minutes 2019
  2. Sizewell C: response to EDF Energy stage 3 consultation
  3. Radioactive particles in the environment around Dounreay
  4. On The Level Issue 19 March 2019
  5. Progress on plutonium consolidation, storage and disposition
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