Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
You may need a waste management licence if you:
You may need a waste management licence if you carry out these activities on your land or use a vehicle or mobile plant such as a mobile incinerator.
Read about waste management licences
Read about waste exemptions
There are two types of waste management licence:
Read about how to apply for a waste management licence
Transferring a waste management licence is passing it to another responsible person, without changing the activities or conditions.
Modifying or varying a waste management licence is changing the conditions of the licence, without changing the activities.
Surrendering a waste management licence is cancelling and ending the licence.
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
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