Statutory guidance

SR2012 No 3: composting in closed systems

Standard rules to operate a composting facility.

Documents

SR2012 No 3: composting in closed systems (applies to existing permits from 1 March 2016)

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Generic risk assessment for SR2012 No 3

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SR2012 No 3: composting in closed systems (these rules do not apply after 1 March 2016)

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Details

These rules allow you to operate a composting facility involving the storage, physical treatment and composting of specified biodegradable wastes. They do not allow you to accept more than 75 tonnes of waste per day.

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Published 16 November 2012
Last updated 3 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added to 'details' section: You can apply online for most standard rules environmental permits.
  2. We have added text to clarify the status of the new and amended rules sets following consultation No 12 and re-instated the existing rules sets that continue to apply until 1 March 2016.
  3. First published.