Using manufactured topsoil for recovery operations
- Environment Agency
- Part of:
- Environmental permits: regulatory position statements, Food and farming industry, Environmental quality, and Waste and recycling
- 22 October 2015
- Applies to:
This Regulatory Position Statement sets out the conditions required for manufactured soils to be used without a permit.
Ref: LIT 10191 PDF, 282KB, 2 pages
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Soils manufactured from waste should be classified and managed as waste.
When these manufactured soils are produced from a specified list of inputs at a site operating with a permit issued by the Environment Agency and the soil meets BS3882:2015, we will not require a permit for the use or deposit of the soil.
You must meet all the criteria set out in this position statement for the permit requirement to be removed.
Published: 22 October 2015