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SCHEDULE 3Exempt facilities: descriptions and conditions

PART 1Exempt waste operations: descriptions and conditions (specific and general)

CHAPTER 3Treatment of waste

SECTION 2Descriptions and specific conditions
Crushing waste fluorescent tubes (T17)

17.—(1) The crushing of relevant waste for the purposes of volume reduction prior to collection.

(2) The table specifying relevant waste for the purposes of this paragraph is set out below.

CodesWaste types
200121*Fluorescent tubes only

(3) For the purposes of this paragraph, the specific conditions are that—

(a)the total quantity of waste crushed over any period of 24 hours does not exceed 3 tonnes;

(b)the crushing is carried on at the place of production;

(c)the equipment used for crushing is designed for the purposes of crushing and volume reduction;

(d)the mercury concentration in any resultant emissions does not exceed 25 microgrammes per cubic metre; and

(e)any glass or mercury released after crushing is stored in a secure container under weatherproof covering.