Statutory guidance

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

SR2015 number 18: metal recycling, vehicle storage, depollution and dismantling facility.

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Standard Rules SR2015 No 18 - metal recycling, vehicle storage, depollution and dismantling facility

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Generic risk assessment for standard rules set number SR2015 No18

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These standard rules will allow the operator 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 and less than 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.

Published 1 December 2015