Depositing dredging spoil (dredgings) on the banks of the waters it was dredged from and treating it by screening and removing water.
Depositing diseased crops where they were grown, when a Plant Health Notice has been issued. This is to reduce the risk of spreading plant diseases or pests.
Burning plant tissue and untreated wood waste from joinery or manufacturing in the open air.
Storing specific waste in secure containers at a different place to where the waste was produced, before it's transported to another site to be recovered.
Storing specific waste a secure place that's different to where it was produced, before the waste is transported to another site to be recovered.
Storing sewage sludge at a place where it's to be used in accordance with the Sludge (Use in Agriculture) Regulations 1989.
Very small-scale treatment of waste from kitchens using a wormery to produce compost. The compost can be spread on land to add nutrients or to improve the structure of the soil.
Treating waste to reduce its volume to help transport it to another site for reuse or recycling or make handling easier.
Chipping, shredding, cutting or pulverising waste wood and waste plant matter to make it easier to store and transport, or converting it into a suitable form to use. The waste treated by these methods must be suitable for its intended use, which can include feedstock for producing products such as panel board, mulch, surfacing tracks (paths and bridleways) or fuel.
Use of waste in construction using suitable waste rather than virgin raw material or material which has ceased to be waste - for example by complying with a Quality Protocol.
Spreading specific waste on agricultural land to replace manufactured fertilisers or virgin materials such as agricultural lime used to improve or maintain soil.
Landscapers, farmers or growers spreading mulch as a protective covering onto land around trees, bushes or plants.
Spreading cut plants at the place of production for weed suppression or to provide nutrients to the soil.
Mixing ash back into the soil to return some of the nutrients from burnt crops and vegetation.
Mixing ash from burning pig or poultry carcasses with slurry and/or manure and spreading it on farmland to provide the soil with nutrients.