A new extension is being built onto our premises. If we remove some of the construction waste using our own vehicle, will we have to register as upper-tier waste carriers? This is a fairly small, one-off project and we only envisage making a few trips to the waste site.

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A new extension is being built onto our premises. If we remove some of the construction waste using our own vehicle, will we have to register as upper-tier waste carriers? This is a fairly small, one-off project and we only envisage making a few trips to the waste site.

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The legal requirements for waste carrier registration are laid down in the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 and Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011, as amended. Scotland has separate regulations, the Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2011.

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