Municipal waste incinerators: apply to qualify as a recovery operation

How municipal waste incinerator operators can apply for qualification as a recovery operation.


R1 energy efficiency formula - application proforma

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


Use this form to apply for and keep R1 recovery status. First read the guidance Waste incinerator plant: apply for RI status.

It calculates the energy efficiency factor of the incinerator using the R1 Energy Efficiency formula in Annex II of the Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC.

Published 2 January 2013
Last updated 4 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. Revised R1 energy efficiency formula - application proforma. Removed 'Incinerators: how to qualify as an R1 recovery operation' document and redirected to new content.

  2. First published.