How to manage industrial waste
Waste from your business can harm the environment. Find out how to manage your industrial waste the right way.
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Industrial waste from your business can harm the environment if you don't manage it the right way.
EPA sets out laws about managing industrial waste in the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009. These Regulations say you should prevent, reuse and recycle industrial waste when possible. You must dispose of industrial waste safely.
The industrial waste guidelines are referred to in the Regulations.
We give businesses guidance on:
Examples of PIW include:
Use our PIW classifications to find out how to manage your business's hazardous waste.
PIW has special requirements for how it is transported and disposed of. Our PIW transport guidance includes information on:
Reviewed 31 July 2020