Waste and environmental impact


  1. Green Deal: energy saving for your home

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

  2. Dispose of business or commercial waste

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

  3. 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

  4. Hazardous waste

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

  5. Report an environmental incident

    How to report environmental incidents, including pollution

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Waste batteries: producer responsibility
  2. Low risk waste: activities that do not need a permit
  3. Environmental permits for ‘orphan’ waste effluent treatment plants: RPS 33
  4. Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) covered by the WEEE regulations
  5. Sector Guidance Note S5.06: recovery and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste
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News and communications

  1. FCO reaches major milestone in plastic elimination campaign
  2. Fly-tipping: New measures in government fight against waste crime
  3. Somerset haulage firm fined for waste offence
  4. Independent review calls for action to tackle serious and organised waste crime
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Research and statistics

  1. ENV24 - Fly tipping incidents and actions taken in England
  2. Fly-tipping statistics for England
  3. Environment Agency 2017 data on regulated businesses in England
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
  2. Standard rules consultation no 16: changes to rules
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Regulating for people, the environment and growth
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