The disposal of specified wastes at the place of production in an incinerator - paragraph 29 exemption

A paragraph 29 exemption allows the disposal of waste at the place where it is produced, by the person producing it, by burning it in an incinerator which has a net rated thermal input (1) of less than 0.3 megawatt if the total amount of waste burned does not exceed 50 kg per hour.

Waste stream(s) permitted

Clean wood, straw, vegetable waste and animal carcasses2

Quantity

The total amount of waste burned must not exceed 50 kg per hour in an incinerator which has a net rated thermal input of less than 0.3 megawatts.

Storage and location

Waste must be securely stored at the place of production.

Interpretation

  1. ”Net rated thermal input”, means the rate at which fuel can be burned at the maximum continuous rating of the appliance multiplied by the net calorific value of the fuel and expressed as megawatts thermal.
  2. Wastes not controlled by the European Council Directive 2000/76/EC (WID).

What the legislation says

The full wording of the paragraph 29 exemption can be found in Schedule 2 of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003. 

Relevant Objectives in relation to the disposal or recovery of waste are given in paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Regulations.

If you think that you can meet the requirements of the paragraph 29 exemption and wish to proceed with the registration please contact:-

Forms and guidance

 

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