Waste incinerators: when the Industrial Emissions Directive applies

Find out when chapters 2 and 4 of the directive apply to a waste incinerator, co-incinerator or small waste incineration plant.



Different waste incinerator, co-incinerator or small waste incineration plants have to meet different requirements. Which chapters of the Industrial Emissions Directive apply to a plant will depend on certain criteria.

Published 3 October 2011
Last updated 22 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated for style and for guidance around small waste incineration plants (SWIPs) and small waste oil burners (SWOBs) following the Waste incineration guidance: proposed amendments consultation of September 2015.
  2. First published.