Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
For some processes involving cullet recovery and reuse, you will need a permit, licence or exemption.
You may qualify for an exemption if you recover or dispose of waste cullet at the place where it is produced. This is only if the waste was generated from an integral part of the production process.
You may also qualify for an exemption if you:
You must register this exemption with your environmental regulator.
You must still ensure that your activity does not:
As far as possible, reclaim and reuse cullet within the production process.
If you manufacture lead glass, increasing the amount of cullet you recycle within the process might reduce the amount of hazardous/special waste you produce.
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