Access the public register for environmental information

Access the Environment Agency's public register of data.

Applies to England

Use the links below to access the public register for:

Waste carrier, dealer and broker licences

From 1 April 2016 for all waste carriers, dealers and brokers registration, please use the Waste Carriers register

Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)

The Environment Agency hold the registers for WEEE:

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.

Viewing public registers in Environment Agency offices

The Environment Agency holds public register information in its local offices, either electronically or hardcopy. You can contact them using the Customer Contact Centre general enquiries details if you can’t access the information you need online.

They will confirm if the information you want is available and where you can visit to access it. They can also advise if any information can be sent to you.

General enquiries

National Customer Contact Centre
PO Box 544
S60 1BY


Telephone 03708 506 506

Telephone from outside the UK (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm GMT) +44 (0) 114 282 5312

Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

The impact of COVID-19 means you may experience some delays in responses.

Published 8 April 2014
Last updated 14 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated link to access end of life vehicle authorised treatment facilities public register.

  2. Removed text "and if there will be a charge" from Viewing public registers in Environment Agency offices section

  3. Removed Hazardous waste producers section and updated links to point to new Public Registers service

  4. Waste exemptions public registers have been merged. Access public register through link provided.

  5. Added section 'Waste exemptions' about changes to the public register.

  6. Links to different public registers added in beginning list New Hazardous waste producers section Updated Viewing public registers in Environment Agency offices section

  7. Advice on how to obtain more detailed information about a waste carrier, dealer or broker. An improved register will be available shortly.

  8. Natural Resources Wales now provide their own public register for businesses based in Wales.

  9. Additional information added to redirect users to Natural Resources Wales Public Register for Hazardous Waste Producers, Enforcement Actions & Scrap Metal Dealers in Wales

  10. Changed information for how to access information for Waste Carriers and Brokers, including updating links to new upper and lower tier registrations

  11. Addition of information and link to Natural Resources Wales Public Register for Waste and Water Exemptions registrations in Wales, made after 20 October 2014

  12. Made links to the waste carrier registers clearer.

  13. Added information about visiting an Environment Agency office to view public registers.

  14. First published.