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Change in hazardous waste regulations will help small businesses

Site operators producing less than 500 kilograms of hazardous waste a year will no longer have to notify the Environment Agency that their site is producing hazardous waste, from April 6, because of an amendment to the 2005 Hazardous Waste Regulations.Under the current system, only site operators producing less than 200 kilograms of hazardous waste a year at a site are exempt from notification.In an explanatory memorandum, the Department for Environment, ...