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. Green Deal: energy saving for your home

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

  3. Dispose of business or commercial waste

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

  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. Hazardous waste

    How to deal with hazardous waste from your business in England - your duties, licences and registration, storage, collection and transport.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Access the public register for environmental information
  2. Waste classification technical guidance
  3. Register your waste exemptions: environmental permits (England)
  4. Discharges to surface water and groundwater: environmental permits
  5. Packaging waste: producer responsibilities
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News and communications

  1. Independent review calls for action to tackle serious and organised waste crime
  2. UK marine scientists begin work to deliver marine litter action in South Pacific
  3. CoRWM plenary meeting dates and locations 2019
  4. Body worn cameras to help fight fisheries and waste crimes
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Research and statistics

  1. Serious and organised waste crime: 2018 review
  2. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority radioactive waste management strategy consultation: CoRWM response
  3. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports
  4. Environment Agency 2017 data on regulated businesses in England
  5. ENV23 - UK statistics on waste
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. STEM Engagement across the NDA Group
  2. Serious and organised waste crime review: call for evidence
  3. NDA archive: Nucleus (the Nuclear and Caithness Archives)
  4. Radioactive waste: support for disposal rather than indefinite storage: CoRWM position paper
  5. Geological disposal of radioactive waste - safety requirements: CoRWM position paper
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Customer Notice 2018-016: Soil and Rubble Disposal to LLWR
  2. Waste Metric Dashboard October 2018
  3. Regulatory Interface Management (RIM) group
  4. Customer Notice 2018-014: Waste Acceptance Process form updates
  5. Waste Consignment Information Form: WSC-FOR-WCI
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