Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
If you hire, keep or transport waste skips, you must comply with environmental legislation.
This guidance does not cover other legal requirements that might apply to your skip hire business, such as local authority permission for skip use, planning permission, vehicle licensing or health and safety requirements.
If you transport skips that contain waste, you must register as a waste carrier and keep waste transfer notes or consignment notes for hazardous waste.
If you keep skips that contain waste at your site, you are operating a waste transfer station and must have a waste management licence or registered exemption.
If you receive or treat waste at your site, you should see our guidance on receiving, storing and treating waste.
You must also comply with your waste duty of care requirements. For further information, see our guidance on your waste responsibilities.
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