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. 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

  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 (England)
  3. Stop invasive non-native plants from spreading
  4. Discharges to surface water and groundwater: environmental permits
  5. Waste classification technical guidance
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News and communications

  1. Decommissioning Programme takes centre stage at NDA Stakeholder Summit
  2. RWM welcomes community leaders at the LGA Conference 2019
  3. Bioprocessing waste into reusable products
  4. RWM's Dr Samantha King triumphs at the ENEI Awards
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Research and statistics

  1. Ambient gamma radiation dose rates across the UK
  2. Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in the UK
  3. Northern Ireland environmental statistics report 2019
  4. Particles in the Environment Annual Report - Update Q1 2019
  5. Quarterly Agricultural Market Report (average livestock and crop prices) Northern Ireland, 2019
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Single use carrier bags: extending and increasing the charge
  2. Appropriate measures for permitted facilities that take healthcare waste
  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. Waste Metric Dashboard: June 2019
  2. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Mission Progress Report
  3. Nuclear Provision: explaining the cost of cleaning up Britain's nuclear legacy
  4. SWLP 21: 210 Litre Steel Drums Transported by Road on code XL Rated Trailers
  5. Regulatory Interface Management (RIM) group
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