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. You can read our general guidance at the link below:
Summary of exemption
This web page 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 spread a number of different wastes on non-agricultural land for beneficial purposes to recover the waste in place of manufactured fertilisers and virgin products.
What types of activities can I do?
Example activities include:
- spreading compost manufactured under T23 Aerobic composting and associated prior treatment to provide soil conditioning in a communal garden;
- spreading small amounts of ash produced by wood chip boilers under U4 Burning of waste as a fuel in a small appliance.
You can spread waste to agricultural land under exemption U10:
You can compost waste under exemption T23:
You can produce digestate under exemptions T24 and T25:
You can produce a vermicompost by using a wormery under exemption T26:
Registration of this exemption
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: