Waste returns: materials facility combined spreadsheet

Use this materials facility (MF) combined waste returns spreadsheet for sites notified as MFs to the Environment Agency.


Materials facility combined waste returns spreadsheet

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From April 2019, operators with a permit authorising waste activities must submit details about the site’s technically competent manager. The spreadsheet includes this information along with MF sampling data and waste tonnage data.

Before you complete the spreadsheet save it to your device. Right-click and select ‘save as’. Then open it from where you saved it.

See the national operator waste returns privacy notice which explains:

  • what data we need to collect
  • what we do with the data
  • how long we hold the data
  • your rights

Submit your spreadsheet by email to

See also guidance on:

If you have any questions about MF regulations, including requests to notify, email

Published 17 August 2018
Last updated 12 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to the national operator returns privacy notice.
  2. Uploaded revised spreadsheet to include the requirement to report data on your site's technically competent manager (TCM).
  3. First published.