Statutory guidance

Waste acceptance at landfills

Guidance on acceptance procedures and criteria for wastes destined for disposal in landfills.

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Waste acceptance at landfills

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Guidance for waste producers, waste managers and landfill operators which explains the practical implications of the Landfill Directive on waste acceptance at landfills.

It describes the factors you should consider when deciding if landfill is the best management option for waste and explains what you need to do to comply with the waste acceptance procedures and criteria.

Published 1 November 2010