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Regulations 2 and 10
1.—(1) The following criteria shall apply to the acceptance of waste at any landfill.
(2) Waste may only be accepted at a landfill where its acceptance would not—
(a)result in unacceptable emissions to groundwater, surface water or the surrounding environment;
(b)jeopardise environment protection systems (such as liners, leachate and gas collection and treatment systems) at the landfill;
(c)put at risk waste stabilisation processes (such as degradation or wash out) within the landfill; or
(d)endanger human health.
2. Waste may only be accepted at a landfill for hazardous waste if—
(a)it is listed on the Hazardous Waste List of the European Waste Catalogue(1) or has similar characteristics to those so listed; and
(b)its total content or leachability—
(i)does not present a short term occupational risk or an environmental risk; and
(ii)would not prevent the stabilisation of the landfill within its projected lifetime taking account of its after care period following closure.
3.—(1) Waste may only be accepted at a landfill for non-hazardous waste if—
(a)it is listed on the Hazardous Waste List of the European Waste Catalogue or has similar characteristics to those so listed (and its deposit at the landfill otherwise meets the requirements of regulation 10(3)(c) and (4)); or
(b)it is any other waste listed on the European Waste Catalogue or has similar characteristics to those so listed.
4. Waste may only be accepted at a landfill for inert waste if it is listed in the following Table or it otherwise falls within the definition of inert waste in regulation 7(4)—
|European Waste Catalogue Code||Description||Exclusions|
|10 11 03||Waste glass based fibrous materials|
|15 01 07||Glass packaging|
|17 01 01||Concrete|
|17 01 02||Bricks|
|17 01 03||Tiles and ceramics|
|17 02 02||Glass|
|17 05 04||Soil and stones||Excluding topsoil, peat|
|20 01 02||Glass|
|20 02 02||Soil and stones||Excluding topsoil, peat|
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