Access the Environment Agency's public register of data.
The main public register includes:
- environmental permits (industrial installations)
- environmental permits (waste operations)
- environmental permits (radioactive substances)
- environmental permits (water discharge)
- waste carriers and dealers (registrations before 27 March 2015)
- waste brokers and dealers (registrations before 27 March 2015)
- hazardous waste producers
- waste exemptions
- water discharge exemptions
- enforcement actions
- scrap metal dealers
Waste carrier, dealer and broker licences
To find out if a waste carrier, dealer or broker is registered you must search the:
lower tier waste carrier, dealer and broker licences for licences where businesses transport their own waste, eg grass clippings
upper tier waste carrier, dealer and broker licences since 27 March 2015 for licences that have been renewed or active since 27 March 2015 where waste is the main part of a business, eg a skip company
upper tier waste carrier, dealer and broker licences before 27 March 2015 for licences registered before 27 March 2015
Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)
The Environment Agency hold the registers for WEEE:
- EEE producers
- WEEE approved producer compliance schemes
- WEEE approved authorised treatment facilities and approved exporters
End of life vehicle authorised treatment facilities
Packaging and batteries
We have public register information on the National Packaging Waste Database.
Large raised reservoirs
We also have public register information for the register of large raised reservoirs.
Natural Resources Wales public register
See the Natural Resources Wales public register for all licences in Wales except for environmental permits (water discharge) and waste and water exemption registrations before 20 October 2014.
Viewing public registers in Environment Agency offices
The Environment Agency holds public register information in its local offices, electronically and on paper. You can contact them if you can’t access the information you need online.
They will confirm if the information you want is available and where your nearest Environment Agency office is. They can also advise if any information can be sent to you and if there will be a charge.
National Customer Contact Centre
PO Box 544
Telephone 03708 506 506
Telephone from outside the UK (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm GMT) +44 (0)1709 389 201
Minicom (for the hard of hearing) 03702 422 549
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm