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The Waste Management Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Waste Management Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and will come into operation on 30th December 2011.

(2) In these Regulations the “WML Regulations” means the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003.

Amendment of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

2.—(1) The WML Regulations shall be amended in accordance with regulations 3 to 5.

3.  Schedule 2 shall be amended as follows:

(1) In Part 1 for Table 3 substitute—

Table 3

EWC CodeTypes of WasteLimitation
PART I
Wastes from agriculture, horticulture, aquaculture, forestry, hunting and fishing (02 01)
02 01 03Plant-tissue waste
Wastes from sugar processing (02 04)
02 04 01Soil from cleaning and washing beet
Wastes from wood processing and the production of panels and furniture (03 01)
03 01 01Waste bark and cork
03 01 05Sawdust, shavings, cuttings, wood, particle board or veneer other than those mentioned in 03 01 04Except whole wood, particle board and plastic veneer
Wastes from pulp, paper and cardboard production and processing (03 03)
03 03 01Waste bark and wood
Soil (including excavated soil from contaminated sites), stones and dredging spoil (17 05)
17 05 04Soil and stones other than those mentioned in 17 05 03
Wastes from aerobic treatment of solid wastes (19 05)
19 05 03Off-specification compostConsisting only of biodegradable waste
Garden and park wastes (including cemetery waste) (20 02)
20 02 01Biodegradable waste
20 02 02Soil and stones
PART II
Wastes from agriculture, horticulture, aquaculture, forestry, hunting and fishing (02 01)
02 01 99Waste not otherwise specifiedStraw, wood or paper-based bedding waste, slurry or dirty water from stables, zoos, animal parks or livestock markets only
Wastes from the preparation and processing of meat, fish and other foods of animal origin (02 02)
02 02 04Sludges from on-site effluent treatmentFollowing ‘conventional treatment’ or ‘enhanced treatment’
Wastes from fruit, vegetables, cereals, edible oils, cocoa, coffee, tea and tobacco preparation and processing; conserve production; yeast and yeast extract production; molasses preparation and fermentation (02 03)
02 03 01 to 02 03 05All types within 02 03 01 to 02 03 05
Wastes from sugar processing (02 04)
02 04 01 to 02 04 03All types within 02 04 01 to 02 04 03
Wastes from the dairy products industry (02 05)
02 05 01 to 02 05 02All types within 02 05 01 to 02 05 02
Wastes from the baking and confectionery industry (02 06)
02 06 01 to 02 06 03All types within 02 06 01 to 02 06 03
Wastes from the production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (except coffee, tea and cocoa) (02 07)
02 07 01 to 02 07 05All types within 02 07 01 to 02 07 05
Wastes from pulp, paper and cardboard production and processing (03 03)
03 03 05De-inking sludges from paper recycling
03 03 09Lime mud waste
03 03 99Waste not elsewhere specifiedDe-inked paper pulp from paper recycling
Wastes from the leather and fur industry (04 01)
04 01 07Sludges, in particular from on-site effluent treatment free of chromium
Wastes from the textile industry (04 02)
04 02 10Organic matter from natural products (for example grease, wax)
04 02 15Wastes from finishing other than those mentioned in 04 02 14
04 02 20Sludges from on-site effluent treatment other than those mentioned in 04 02 19
04 02 21Wastes from unprocessed textile fibres
04 02 22Wastes from processed textile fibres
Wastes from manufacture of cement, lime and plaster, and articles and products made from them (10 13)
10 13 04Wastes from calcination and hydration of lime
Soil (including excavated soil from contaminated sites), stones and dredging spoil (17 05)
17 05 06Dredging spoil other than those mentioned in 17 05 05
Wastes from anaerobic treatment of waste (19 06)
19 06 03Liquor from anaerobic treatment of municipal waste
19 06 04Digestate from anaerobic treatment of municipal waste
19 06 05Liquor from anaerobic treatment of animal and vegetable waste
19 06 06Digestate from anaerobic treatment of animal and vegetable waste
Wastes from the preparation of water intended for human consumption or for industrial use (19 09)
19 09 02Sludges from water clarification

4.  After paragraph 11 sub-paragraph (e) insert:

11A. For the purposes of Table 3 the following definitions apply—

“conventional treatment” means any treatment process used to reduce the fermentability and possible health hazards associated with sludge, including biological, chemical or heat treatments that ensure that at east 99% of pathogens have been destroyed;

“enhanced treatment” means any treatment process which is capable of virtually eliminating any pathogens which may be present in the original sludge and which will be free from Salmonella and will have been treated so as to ensure that 99.9999% pathogens have been destroyed (a 6 log reduction).

5.  In Part III for Table 12 substitute—

Table 12

(Part I, paragraph 9)

Parameter
Waste description and EWC Code (relating to Table 3)Neutralising valueMicro-biologyOils and fatsPotential toxic elementsPrescribed substances*Carbon / nitrogen ratio
*substances listed in Schedule 6 to the 1998 Regulations(1).
Plant tissue waste 02 01 03XXXX
Soil from cleaning and washing beet 02 04 01XXXX
Off specification compost consisting only of biodegradable waste 19 05 03XXXX
Biodegradable waste 20 02 01XXXX
Straw, wood or paper-based bedding waste, slurry or dirty water from stables, zoos, animal parks or livestock markets 02 01 99XXX
Sludges from on-site effluent treatment 02 02 04XXX
Waste bark and cork 03 01 01XXX
Sawdust shavings, cuttings, wood, particle board 03 01 05XXX
Waste bark and wood 03 03 01XXX
Soil and stones 17 05 04XXX
Soil and stones (from gardens and parks including cemeteries) 20 02 02XXX
Wastes from fruit, vegetables, cereals, edible oils, cocoa, coffee, tea and tobacco preparation and processing; conserve productions; yeast and yeast extract productions; molasses preparation and fermentation 02 03 01 to 02 03 05XX
Wastes from sugar processing 02 04 01 to 02 04 03XX
Wastes from production of dairy products 02 05 01 to 02 05 02XX
Wastes from the baking and confectionary industry 02 06 01 to 02 06 03XX
Wastes from the production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (except coffee, tea and cocoa) 02 07 01 to 02 07 05XX
De-inking sludges and de-inked paper pulp from paper recycling 03 03 05 and 03 03 99XXXX
Lime mud waste 03 03 09XXX
Wastes from calcination and hydration of lime 10 13 04XXX
Sludges, in particular from on-site effluent treatment free of chromium 04 01 07XXX
Organic matter from natural product (e.g. grease, wax) 04 02 10X
Wastes from finishing other than those containing organic solvents 04 02 15X
Sludges from on-site effluent treatment 04 02 20X
Wastes from unprocessed textile fibres 04 02 21X
Wastes from processed textile fibres 04 02 22X
Dredging spoil 17 05 06XX
Liquor from anaerobic treatment of municipal waste 10 06 03XX
Digestate from anaerobic treatment of municipal waste 10 06 04XX
Liquor from anaerobic treatment of animal and vegetable waste 19 06 05XX
Digestate from anaerobic treatment of animal and vegetable waste 19 06 06XX
Sludges from water clarification 19 09 02XXXX

(Part I, paragraph 9)

Parameter
Waste description and EWC Code (relating to Table 3)Neutralising valueMicro-biologyOils and fatsPotential toxic elementsPrescribed substances*Carbon / nitrogen ratio
*substances listed in Schedule 6 to the 1998 Regulations(1).
Plant tissue waste 02 01 03XXXX
Soil from cleaning and washing beet 02 04 01XXXX
Off specification compost consisting only of biodegradable waste 19 05 03XXXX
Biodegradable waste 20 02 01XXXX
Straw, wood or paper-based bedding waste, slurry or dirty water from stables, zoos, animal parks or livestock markets 02 01 99XXX
Sludges from on-site effluent treatment 02 02 04XXX
Waste bark and cork 03 01 01XXX
Sawdust shavings, cuttings, wood, particle board 03 01 05XXX
Waste bark and wood 03 03 01XXX
Soil and stones 17 05 04XXX
Soil and stones (from gardens and parks including cemeteries) 20 02 02XXX
Wastes from fruit, vegetables, cereals, edible oils, cocoa, coffee, tea and tobacco preparation and processing; conserve productions; yeast and yeast extract productions; molasses preparation and fermentation 02 03 01 to 02 03 05XX
Wastes from sugar processing 02 04 01 to 02 04 03XX
Wastes from production of dairy products 02 05 01 to 02 05 02XX
Wastes from the baking and confectionary industry 02 06 01 to 02 06 03XX
Wastes from the production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (except coffee, tea and cocoa) 02 07 01 to 02 07 05XX
De-inking sludges and de-inked paper pulp from paper recycling 03 03 05 and 03 03 99XXXX
Lime mud waste 03 03 09XXX
Wastes from calcination and hydration of lime 10 13 04XXX
Sludges, in particular from on-site effluent treatment free of chromium 04 01 07XXX
Organic matter from natural product (e.g. grease, wax) 04 02 10X
Wastes from finishing other than those containing organic solvents 04 02 15X
Sludges from on-site effluent treatment 04 02 20X
Wastes from unprocessed textile fibres 04 02 21X
Wastes from processed textile fibres 04 02 22X
Dredging spoil 17 05 06XX
Liquor from anaerobic treatment of municipal waste 10 06 03XX
Digestate from anaerobic treatment of municipal waste 10 06 04XX
Liquor from anaerobic treatment of animal and vegetable waste 19 06 05XX
Digestate from anaerobic treatment of animal and vegetable waste 19 06 06XX
Sludges from water clarification 19 09 02XXXX

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on 28th November 2011.

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Wesley Shannon

A senior officer of the

Department of the Environment

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