You must read our general guidance on exempt waste operations before reading this specific guidance. This will help you to fully understand the steps you must take to ensure you comply with the exempt waste operation(s) you want to register:
Summary of exemption
This webpage contains a brief summary of the exemption so you can see if it is applicable to you. There is a link to the full guidance document at the bottom of this page.
What is the purpose of this exemption?
This exemption allows you to burn untreated wood wastes in the open, where it will not cause a nuisance.
What types of activities can I do?
Example activities include:
- A landscape gardener has trimmed hedges and branches and wants to burn them on a bonfire at the same place.
You can burn waste in a boiler for the purpose of producing heat and power under exemption U4:
You can burn waste in an incinerator to dispose of the waste rather than using the waste as a fuel under exemption D6:
How to register this exemption
You cannot register this exemption until 6 April 2010. Once you have read and understood the full guidance, please go to the following page to register:
Read the full guidance for this exemption
Please read the document below for the full guidance on this exemption: