Latest Guidance : Waste

New guidance ( setting out its regulatory position on low-risk waste activities has been published by the Environment Agency. It lists (appendix A) a number of activities – including storing clinical waste, electrical equipment and road sweepings in a secure container, building or place – that are considered low risk and therefore do not require an environment permit. The agency advises that the guidance must be read alongside its published enforcement and prosecution policy ( see

The guidance only applies to England and Wales.

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