Posted by Phil Pease on January 13th 2016 in Environmental & Waste Management
2016 Changes to Premises Registration and the Consignment Note Number format
Two aspects of the hazardous waste regulations are changing on 1 April 2016, which any company registered as a Hazardous Waste Producer will need to prepare for:
· Producers of hazardous waste in England will no longer need to notify their premises with the Environment Agency.
· The format of the unique consignment note code, which appears...
Posted by Phil Pease on August 8th 2014 in Dangerous Goods Packaging & Transport
A new UN Category (UN3509) will come into effect from 1st January 2015 for any used packaging that has contained Dangerous Goods and is being sent for disposal through recycling such as scrap reclamation, energy recovery or other such 'non-reuse' methods.
This UN transport requirement will not be applied to used packaging being sent for repair, reuse, reconditioning, remanufacture or rebottling -...
Posted by Phil Pease on August 8th 2014 in Environmental & Waste Management
The 2005 Hazardous Waste Regulations for England and Wales and the related guidance under WM2, were revised in September 2013 with a view to coming into effect from January 2014.
However, following discussions between the Environment Agency and The IPA in October 2013, it was agreed that, due to a lack of industry consultation, the revisions would not come into effect until 1st April 2014,...