In Brief Waste Permits


Businesses that deal in waste that could potentially affect people or the environment will face a new licensing regime from April 2008. Under new Environmental Permitting Regulations, a single permit will be introduced, replacing the current Waste Management Licence and Pollution Prevention and Control regime.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has produced a booklet giving a basic overview of the new regime. This can be found at
Partner Note
The DEFRA booklet, Simplifying Regulation for Waste Management and Pollution Prevention and Control, can be found at

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