Do you know your SIC from WM3, or your HS from your HP codes?

In England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland; waste holders have a legal duty of care under the Environmental Protection Act to transfer wastes with the correct documentation, to those authorised to accept it.

Commercial wastes, plus asbestos collected from domestic premises, must be accompanied by the correct paperwork with the waste coded and classified correctly in accordance with the waste regulations and hazardous/special waste regulations.

[Hazardous waste is referred to as ‘special waste’ in Scotland]

Our e-learning course explains the background to these regulations, the regulations you need to be aware of and how to classify and code, store and transport wastes in the UK.


WM3 hazardous waste management online course