The Collection and Disposal of Waste Regulations 1988

  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Waste to be treated as household waste

  5. 4.Waste not to be treated as household waste

  6. 5.Charges for the collection of household waste

  7. 6.Waste to be treated as industrial waste

  8. 7.Waste to be treated as commercial waste

  9. 8.Licence required for the use of plant or equipment for dealing in a prescribed manner with controlled waste

  10. 9.Cases where disposal licence not required

  11. 10.Appeals under section 10(1)

  12. 11.Revocations

  13. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      WASTE TO BE TREATED AS HOUSEHOLD WASTE

      1. 1.Waste from premises which are not a private dwelling for...

      2. 2.Waste from a garage or store used wholly in connection...

      3. 3.Waste from premises occupied by a religious community and used...

      4. 4.Waste from premises exempted from liability to be rated by...

      5. 5.Waste from premises given relief from the payment of rates...

      6. 6.Waste from a camp site.

      7. 7.Waste from a residential hostel.

      8. 8.Waste from a prison or other penal institution.

      9. 9.Waste from a hall or other premises used wholly or...

      10. 10.Waste from a royal palace.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TYPES OF HOUSEHOLD WASTE FOR WHICH A CHARGE FOR COLLECTION MAY BE MADE

      1. 1.Any article of waste which exceeds 25 kilograms in weight....

      2. 2.Any article of waste which does not fit, or cannot...

      3. 3.Garden waste.

      4. 4.Clinical waste from a private dwelling or residential home.

      5. 5.Dead domestic pets.

      6. 6.Any waste substances which, by a notice served by a...

      7. 7.Waste from a residential hostel, a residential home, or from...

      8. 8.Waste of the descriptions set out in regulation 4(a) and...

      9. 9.(1) Waste from a caravan which in accordance with any...

      10. 10.Waste from premises given relief from the payment of rates...

      11. 11.Waste from a camp site, other than from any private...

      12. 12.Waste from a prison or other penal institution.

      13. 13.Waste from a hall or other premises used wholly or...

      14. 14.Waste from a royal palace.

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      WASTE TO BE TREATED AS INDUSTRIAL WASTE

      1. 1.Waste from premises used for maintaining vehicles, vessels or aircraft...

      2. 2.Waste from a laboratory.

      3. 3.(1) Waste from a workshop or similar premises not being...

      4. 4.Waste from premises occupied by a scientific research association approved...

      5. 5.Waste from dredging operations.

      6. 6.Waste arising from works of construction or demolition, including waste...

      7. 7.Waste arising from tunnelling or from any other excavation.

      8. 8.Sewage or sewage sludge deposited on land other than—

      9. 9.Clinical waste other than that from a private dwelling or...

      10. 10.Waste arising from any aircraft, vehicle or vessel which is...

      11. 11.Waste which has previously formed part of any aircraft, vehicle...

      12. 12.Waste removed from land on which it has previously been...

      13. 13.Leachate from a deposit of waste.

      14. 14.Poisonous or noxious waste arising from any of the following...

      15. 15.Waste from premises used for the purposes of breeding, boarding,...

      16. 16.Waste imported into Great Britain for disposal, treatment or re-export....

      17. 17.Waste oil or waste solvent other than from a private...

      18. 18.Waste which is scrap metal within the meaning of section...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      WASTE TO BE TREATED AS COMMERCIAL WASTE

      1. 1.Waste from an office or showroom.

      2. 2.(1) Waste from premises providing facilities for passengers at an...

      3. 3.Waste from a mixed hereditament within the meaning of section...

      4. 4.Waste from premises occupied by a club, society or any...

      5. 5.Waste from premises (not being premises from which waste is...

      6. 6.Waste from a tent pitched on land other than a...

      7. 7.Waste from a market or fair.

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      DISPOSAL LICENCE REQUIRED FOR THE USE OF PLANT OR EQUIPMENT FOR DEALING IN A PRESCRIBED MANNER WITH CONTROLLED WASTE

      1. 1.Baling, compacting, incinerating, pulverising, sorting or storing waste.

      2. 2.Processing or holding waste at a site designed or adapted...

      3. 3.Shredding waste as a trade or business.

      4. 4.Treating waste by pyrolysis.

      5. 5.Producing fuel from waste.

      6. 6.Making compost from waste.

      7. 7.Processing or treating waste oil or waste solvent to permit...

      8. 8.Using untreated waste as fuel to produce electricity or heat....

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      CASES IN WHICH A DISPOSAL LICENCE IS NOT REQUIRED

      1. 1.The deposit of waste on land

      2. 2.The deposit of waste in accordance with a licence issued...

      3. 3.The deposit of waste specified by an order under section...

      4. 4.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the deposit on land of...

      5. 5.The deposit of excavated material arising from peatworking.

      6. 6.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the deposit of excavated material...

      7. 7.The deposit of spent railway ballast on land which is...

      8. 8.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), the deposit of...

      9. 9.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the deposit of waste vegetable...

      10. 10.(1) The deposit, in a secure lagoon or container, on...

      11. 11.The deposit of sewage from a sanitary convenience forming part...

      12. 12.The deposit by burial of sewage from a removable receptacle...

      13. 13.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), the deposit—

      14. 14.The deposit of waste on the premises on which it...

      15. 15.(1) The deposit, on the premises on which it is...

      16. 16.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2), (3) and (4), the deposit,...

      17. 17.The deposit of waste paper or rags pending disposal elsewhere,...

      18. 18.The use of plant or equipment for the purpose of disposing of waste

      19. 19.The use of plant or equipment for the purpose of dealing with waste in a manner prescribed by regulation 8

      20. 20.Baling, sorting or shredding waste paper or rags.

      21. 21.Storing waste of the descriptions set out in paragraphs 14...

      22. 22.Incinerating waste, which is not special waste, on the premises...

      23. 23.Using waste oil as fuel to produce heat.

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      FORM FOR GIVING NOTICE OF APPEAL TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE FROM A DISPOSAL LICENCE DECISION

  14. Explanatory Note