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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007

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Storage of waste in a secure place

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17.—(1) Storage in a secure place on any premises of waste of a type listed in the Table in sub-paragraph (2) if—

(a)the waste is stored for the purpose of its recovery;

(b)the total quantity of any particular type of waste stored on those premises at any time does not exceed the corresponding storage limit specified in the Table;

(c)the period for which any particular type of waste is stored on those premises does not exceed the corresponding limits specified in the Table;

(d)in the case of hazardous waste, the waste is stored on an impermeable surface;

(e)in the case of any solvents, chlorofluorocarbons, hydrochlorofluorocarbons, hydrofluorocarbons, paints or edible oil, the waste is stored in sealed leak proof containers; and

(f)each kind of waste listed in the Table and stored on those premises is kept separately.

(2) The Table referred to in sub-paragraph (1) is set out below.

Kind of Waste(1)Maximum quantity stored at one timeMaximum duration of storage
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Where a description of a waste follows a 6 digit code, only that kind of waste falling within the code is included

02 01 02, 02 02 02 (mammalian protein)60,000 tonnes12 months
02 01 02, 02 02 02 (mammalian tallow)45,000 tonnes12 months
10 11 12, 15 01 07, 16 01 20, 17 02 02, 19 12 05, 20 01 02 (glass)5,000 tonnes12 months
14 06 01* (chlorofluorocarbons, hydrochlorofluorocarbons and hydrofluorocarbons)18 tonnes6 months
14 06 02*, 14 06 03*, 20 01 13* (solvents and solvent mixtures)5 cubic metres6 months
15 01 01, 19 12 01, 20 01 01 (paper and cardboard)15,000 tonnes12 months
15 01 01, 19 12 01, 20 01 01 (cartons)500 tonnes12 months
15 01 02, 20 01 39 (plastic)500 tonnes12 months
15 01 04, 20 01 40 (cans and foil)500 tonnes12 months
16 01 03 (tyres)1,000 tyres12 months
17 01 01 to 17 08 02 except for 17 03 02, 17 05 04, 17 05 06 and 17 05 08 (non-hazardous construction and demolition waste articles which are to be used for construction work and are capable of being used in their existing state)100 tonnes12 months
15 01 03, 17 02 01, 17 02 04*, 20 01 37*, 20 01 38 (wood including telegraph poles and railway sleepers)100 tonnes12 months
15 01 09, 19 12 08, 20 01 10, 20 01 11 (textiles and clothes)1,000 tonnes12 months
20 01 25 (edible oil)500 tonnes12 months
20 01 27*, 20 01 28 (paints (excluding specialist and industrial paints, wood preservatives, aerosol and spray paints, inks, adhesives and resins) pending re-use as paint)10,000 litres6 months

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