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.
Disposing of small amounts of specific waste that have been produced on your site, in an incinerator.
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.
Treating waste packaging so that it can be reused in its original form. Also cleaning suitable waste to allow it to be recycled.
Treating waste to reduce its volume to help transport it to another site for reuse or recycling or make handling easier.
Temporarily treating waste on a small scale to produce aggregate or soil at a place such as a construction or demolition site.
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.
Treating small amounts of waste end-of-life tyres by baling, shredding, peeling, shaving or granulating so they can be recovered.
Treating scrap metal by sorting, grading, shearing by manual feed, baling, crushing or cutting it with hand-held equipment to make it easier to handle and to help recover it.
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.
Using a small number of end-of-life tyre bales in construction.
Using waste as fuel to produce heat or power.
Using waste that does not need treating, to reduce the use of virgin or non waste materials.