Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
In Northern Ireland you must pre-notify the NIEA of a movement of hazardous waste at least 72 hours (3 days), but no more than 1 month, before the movement of hazardous waste. (The 72 hours does not include weekends or holidays)
This is done using the top white sheet from your consignment note.
You do not need to pre-notify the NIEA if
You do not need to pre-notify SEPA of movements of Special waste, so long as the place it is being moved from, and the final destination, are both within Scotland.
If you are moving waste from outside of Scotland into Scotland, or moving waste from Scotland to a site for recycling, treatment or disposal that is outside Scotland, you must pre-notify SEPA using the top white sheet from the Consignment Note.
PRE-notification of movements of hazardous/special waste
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