Statutory guidance

SR2012 No 7: composting in open systems

Standard rules to operate a composting facility involving the storage, physical treatment and composting of specified biodegradable wastes.

Documents

Generic risk assessment for SR2012 No 7: Composting in open systems

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SR2012 No 7: Composting in open systems (these rules do not apply after 1 March 2016)

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Details

Standard rules guidance to allow you to operate a composting facility involving the storage, physical treatment and composting of specified biodegradable wastes.

These rules allow you to accept no more than 75 tonnes of waste per day.

You can apply online for most standard rules environmental permits.

Apply for a standard rules environmental permit.

Published 16 November 2012
Last updated 29 August 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. Standard rules updated on 1 December 2015.
  4. First published.