Open consultation

Biowaste permits: review to improve environmental outcomes


Call for evidence - we ask for your views on our permitting approach and requirements for biowaste activities.

This consultation is being held on another website.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The Environment Agency wants to work with the biowaste treatment sector to contribute to the government’s:

We want to make sure that any amendments made to the permitting of biowaste facilities:

  • benefits society
  • reduces environmental risk
  • are affordable

We’re asking for evidence to gather views about the permitting framework and some areas of the available guidance.

We’ll use your responses to help inform changes to our permit conditions and standard rules requirements.


Published 28 June 2018