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SR2015 No 18: metal recycling, vehicle storage, depollution and dismantling facility

Standard rules SR2015 No 18: metal recycling, vehicle storage, depollution and dismantling facility.

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SR2015 No 18: metal recycling, vehicle storage, depollution and dismantling facility

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Generic risk assessment for SR2015 No 18

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These standard rules allow you to operate a metal recycling site and a vehicle depollution and dismantling facility at a specified location.

These rules will permit the sorting, separation, grading, shearing, baling, compacting, granulating of cables and cutting using hand-held equipment only, of ferrous metals or alloys and non-ferrous metals for recovery as well as the recovery (including storage) of all waste motor vehicles.

The total quantity of waste that can be accepted at a site under these rules must be less than:

  • 25,000 tonnes a year of waste metal
  • 5,000 tonnes a year of waste motor vehicles

The rules will not permit the burning of any wastes, either in the open, inside buildings or in any form of incinerator.

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Published 1 December 2015
Last updated 30 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added to 'details' section: You can apply online for most standard rules environmental permits.
  2. First published.