Find out what is included under exemption U5 - Use of waste derived biodiesel as fuel.
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 exemption does this replace?
It is a new exemption and it replaces low risk waste position LRW003.
What is the purpose of this exemption?
To allow you to store and use biodiesel produced from waste as a fuel in vehicles and portable generators.
What types of farming activities can I do?
You can use biodiesel produced from waste oils and fats as a fuel in:
- tractors and other farm vehicles; and
- as a fuel in a portable generator.
Registration of this exemption
Once you have read and understood the full guidance, please go to the following page to register:
Exemptions are registered for a 'place'. When you are registering exemptions for activities on your farm, 'place' is taken to include:
- the farm in question,
- outlying land, and
- discrete farmyards that are being managed as a single farm unit or form one business location.
Yards and land parcels with different addresses and correspondence addresses are considered separate units. Each should be registered as a separate 'place'.
Read the full guidance for this exemption
Please read the document below for the full guidance on this exemption: