Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Slurry and manure are likely to release ammonia when they come into contact with air. Emissions of ammonia can:
The UK is required to reduce its ammonia emissions to meet air quality standards.
There are many ways to reduce emissions of ammonia from slurry and manure handling, including:
The codes of good agricultural practice provide more information on how you can reduce ammonia emissions.
DAERA has published a document that provides good practice advice on how to reduce ammonia emissions from your farm.
The NIEA has produced a leaflet about the problems caused by ammonia emissions and what can be done to reduce them.
SEPA Special Waste Consignment Notes – updated position, The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is now accepting special waste consignment notes (SWCNs) by email only.
DAERA Waste Policy Tracker, The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has published a Waste policy tracker to stay informed of waste policy developments.
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