Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
If you burn waste or sewage sludge as a fuel or for disposal in a technical unit or mobile plant you must have a pollution prevention and control (PPC) permit, waste management licence or registered exemption.
You must comply with the conditions in your permit or you can be fined or sent to prison.
There are special requirements for disposing of certain waste, such as animal by-products, animal carcasses and food waste.
The Waste Incineration Directive (WID) applies to most waste incineration and co-incineration plants.
If the WID applies to your facility, your PPC permit will have conditions that implement the strict rules set by the WID, including:
My Year at NetRegs, A reflection on my time as an intern with the NetRegs team at SEPA. An overview of all the activities and projects I had the opportunity to participate in during my Bright Green Environmental Placement.
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