Mixed Waste Permit

A mixed waste permit or environmental permit must be applied for if you wish to import and sort skip waste. There is a mixed waste exemption however this does not allow you to import skip…

H1 Risk Assessment

An H1 Risk Assessment is used to identify what risks are associated with your waste or industrial site. The assessment is a prescribed methodology approved by the Environment Agency. There are different types of risk…

Do I Need To Apply For A Waste Permit?

Apply for A Waste Permit – There are many different types of waste permit and Licence. We try to explain what these are and when you might need them. Waste Carrier Licence – These are…

Permit Variation To The EA

You can apply for a permit variation if you need to alter your existing permit. You may need to extend the land area. Increase tonnage or add more waste types to the permit. In order…

Scrap Metal Licence

You may need a scrap metal licence if you intend to recycle end of life vehicles or metals. This licence or environmental permit is similar to a planning application to apply for. There are several…

Skip Hire Business

Set Up A Skip Hire Business

If you are looking to set up a skip hire business, we can help you get started. There are several barriers to entry into this type of business. In order to become a legal waste…

Schedule 5 Notice

Schedule 5 Notice

The Environment Agency. is responsible for issuing a schedule 5 notice. The notice can be issued once an environmental permit application has been made. It is usually a request for more information. Schedule 5 notices…

Authorised Treatment Facility

Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF)

You will need to be an authorised treatment facility if you want to break vehicles. In order to become an ATF you will need an ELV permit from the Environment Agency. An ELV (End of…

Waste Licence Application

Paul Downing & Associates has helped many companies apply for a waste licence application. Most of these businesses have been waste management companies. They also usually run a recycling centre. In many cases they operate…

Cat B vehicles

Cat B vehicles

In order to buy Cat B vehicles (Category B vehicles) which have been classed as a write off, you must me a registered ATF (authorised treatment facility). We can help you apply for the correct…

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