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Specific guidance in relation to applying for a Paragraph 5 simple exemption.

Published 20 September 2012Forms

Paragraph 6 allows the cleaning, washing, spraying or coating of waste consisting of packaging or containers, for the purpose of reuse. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Specific guidance in relation to applying for a Paragraph 7 simple exemption

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 16 allows the beneficial use of waste if it is put to that use without further treatment and, that use of the waste does not involve its disposal. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 20 allows the laundering or otherwise cleaning of waste textiles with a view to their recovery or reuse.  

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 21 allows the chipping, shredding, cutting or pulverising of waste plant matter, or the sorting and baling of sawdust or wood shavings. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 22 allows the recovery of silver from wastes produced in connection with printing or photographic processing. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 24 allows the crushing, grinding, or other size reduction of waste bricks, tiles and concrete, under a permit granted under the Pollution Prevention and Control Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 26 allows the recovery, or disposal of waste at the place where it is produced, as an integral part of the process that produces it. It also allows the storage at the place where it is produced, of waste which is intended to be so recovered or disposed of.

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 27 allows baling, compacting, crushing, shredding or pulverising of waste at the place where it is produced. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

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 input1 of less than 0.3 megawatt if the total amount of waste burned does not exceed 50 kg per hour. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 30 allows the burning of Plant Tissue1 waste on land in the open and the storage of this waste on land where it is to be burned pending it’s burning. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 31 allows the discharge of waste onto the track from a sanitary convenience or sink forming part of a vehicle used for the carriage of passengers on the railway. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 32 allows the burial on premises of waste arising from the use on those premises of a sanitary convenience which is equipped with a removable receptacle if the total amount buried in any period of twelve months does not exceed 5 cubic metres.

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 33 allows the keeping or deposit of waste consisting of excavated materials arising from peatworking. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 34 allows the keeping or deposit on land where it is produced of spent ballast if the land is operational land1 of a railway, light railway, or tramway. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 35 allows the deposit of waste consisting of excavated material from a borehole or other excavation made for the purpose of mineral exploration. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

Paragraph 36 allows the temporary storage of waste, either garbage1 or tank washings2 , at a harbour or terminal, from ships3 that normally use that harbour or terminal. 

Published 20 September 2012Guidance literature

The following templates must be completed when waste is being spread on land under a Paragraph 9 or Paragraph 10A exemption.

Published 20 September 2012Forms

Paragraph 25 allows the deposit and, treatment by screening or dewatering of waste arising from dredging or from clearing plant matter from inland waters. 

Published 19 September 2012Guidance literature

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