Waste Collection Permit: When is it required?
A Waste Collection Permit is required where a person wishes to collect waste for the purposes of reward or profit and is issued by the National Waste Collection Permits Office (NWCPO). In accordance with Section 24 (1) of the Waste Management ( Collection Permit) Regulations 2007 & 2008, a WCP is valid for 5 years from the day it was granted.
ECOS regularly prepares successful Waste Collection Permit application on behalf of our clients and assist them to comply with and renew their permits.
A waste collection permit will specify:
- The types of waste which can be collected
- The counties or waste regions in which waste can be collected
- The vehicles which may be used
- The authorised waste facilities to which waste can be transported.
The application for a waste collection permit must include the specified application form and supporting documentation, including:
- List of waste codes for wastes to be collected.
- Copies of Vehicle Registration Certificate for each vehicle to be included in the application
- Statutory declarations
- Declarations from Insurance Providers in relation to company and vehicle insurance.
- Documentation from the Companies Registration Office
- Current Tax Clearance record
- Written agreement to accept waste at specific authorised waste facilities.
- Other training, waste, transport & safety records and registrations which may be required to support the application for the particular waste activity.
ECOS compile the information required to correctly complete the application form (s) and submit the completed application forms together with all required supporting documentation to the NWCPO on behalf of our clients.
For more information on waste management, waste collection permits & waste facility permits and how to cost effectively manage compliance, please contact us.