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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

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Storage of waste in secure containers (S1)
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1.—(1) The storage of relevant waste at a place in a secure container or containers for the purposes of its recovery elsewhere.

(2) The table specifying relevant waste for the purposes of this paragraph and the storage limits referred to in sub-paragraph (3) is set out below.

CodesWaste typesStorage limit (at any one time)

130109* to 130113*

130204* to 130208*

130401* to 130403*

130701*

Waste oils400 cubic metres
150101, 200101Cartons400 cubic metres
150102, 200139Plastics and plastic packaging400 cubic metres
150104, 200140Cans and foil only400 cubic metres
150101, 200101Paper and cardboard400 cubic metres
150107, 200102Glass400 cubic metres
150109, 200110, 200111Textiles and clothes400 cubic metres
150202*Absorbents, filter materials (including oil filters not otherwise specified) wiping cloths, protective clothing contaminated by dangerous substances3 cubic metres
150203Absorbents, filter materials, wiping cloths and protective clothing other than those mentioned in 1502023 cubic metres
160107*Oil filters3 cubic metres

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

(a)the total quantity of waste stored at any one time does not exceed the limit specified in the third column in the table in sub-paragraph (2);

(b)the total quantity of storage containers at the storage place at any one time does not exceed 20;

(c)no waste is stored for longer than 12 months;

(d)the person storing the waste is the owner of the container or containers or has the consent of the owner; and

(e)in respect of any waste oils and waste to which code 160107* applies (oil filters), the waste is stored with secondary containment.

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