Guidance

Guidance on applying the waste hierarchy to hazardous waste

This guidance will help anyone understand their obligations in relation to hazardous waste and the waste hierarchy.

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This guidance will help anyone carrying out any of the following activities in England and Wales to understand their obligations in relation to hazardous waste and the waste hierarchy. You should read this guide if you are:

  • any person who produces hazardous waste, or
  • any person who holds, carries, keeps, treats or imports hazardous waste, or
  • a dealer or broker who has control of hazardous waste, or
  • any person responsible for the transfer of hazardous waste