Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
This guidance is for waste activities and waste mobile plant at your site.
If you carry out waste disposal or recovery activities you should check whether your activity is a listed activity.
Listed activities are explained in our guidance PPC Permits.
If your waste disposal or recovery activities are not listed activities then they may be a waste management activity.
Waste management activities include:
If you are unsure whether your activity is classed as a waste management activity, you should check with your environmental regulator.
If you carry out waste management activities you must have a waste management licence from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) or SEPA in Scotland.
Waste mobile plants are used for waste management activities in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Contact your environmental regulator to check whether your business uses waste mobile plant.
If you operate a waste mobile plant, you must have a waste management licence from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency or SEPA.
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