Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
If you are crushing or grinding glazed ceramics with machinery designed for the purpose, then you may need:
You may also need a permit, licence or exemption if you store waste tiles prior to crushing or grinding on site.
The exemption for crushing and grinding would be a paragraph 24 exemption.
If you have an exemption, you must comply with the exemption conditions.
You will need to register this exemption with the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) in Northern Ireland or SEPA in Scotland.
You must still ensure that your activity does not:
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
The NetRegs team at SEPA, in partnership with The Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs. More are coming! Check the available topics
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