>Low risk Guidance

The following are listed in the Environment Agency's Guidance on Low Risk Activities where they will allow the activity to be carried out without the need for an Environmental Permit so long as the conditions - similar to Exemptions - are adhered to.

  • Animals and animal waste
  • Clinical waste
  • Clothing
  • Construction and demolition waste/dredging waste/aggregates/soils (including construction and manufacturing activities involving these waste types)
  • Effluent and sludge (including wastewater and water treatment sludges and other process
  • sludges)
  • Electrical equipment (including constituent parts and accessories)
  • Food (from retailers and producers including former foodstuffs)
  • Furniture and household items
  • Hazardous waste
  • Industrial waste
  • Landspreading
  • Manure
  • Miscellaneous
  • Oil (mineral, lubricating, fuel and vegetable)
  • Paint
  • Recyclables
  • Road sweepings
  • Storage
  • Transport/boats/vehicles/vehicle parts/metal
  • Tyres/rubber/plastic
  • Wood and plant matter