Fines for non-licensed waste carriers, are you registered?

Enforcement officers from the Environment Agency are cracking down on people who aren’t authorised to carry waste. Under the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011, anyone who carries waste must be registered as a licensed waste carrier.

People who often get caught out include tradesmen such as builders, plumbers, joiners taking waste materials from a job back to their premises to be disposed of into a skip.

Some examples of wastes from construction / demolition works include: