SEPA are developing a suite of fact sheets on issues relating to waste and the National Waste Plan.

Waste factsheets Format
Waste Prevention pdf link (238k)
Waste Minimisation pdf link (180k)
Duty of Care pdf link (213k)
Landfills pdf link (280k)
Composting pdf link (308k)
Packaging Waste pdf link (210k)
Thermal Treatment  pdf link (174k)
End of Life Vehicles (ELV's) pdf link (268k)
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) pdf link (259k)
Your guide to disposing cooking fats pdf link (599k)


Residual waste treatment technologies

 Anaerobic Digestion pdf link (118k)
 Gasification pdf link (118k)
 In-Vessel Composting pdf link (138k)
 Incineration pdf link (131k)
 Landfill pdf link (184k)
 Material Recycling Facility (MRF) pdf link (166k)
 Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) pdf link (100k)
 Mechanical Heat Treatment (MHT) pdf link (97k)
 Open Windrow Composting pdf link (115k)
 Pyrolysis pdf link (109k)
(NB: All information correct at time of publication - December 2006)

Waste planning leaflets

Information leaflets on a range of waste management facilities based on the Office of the Depute Prime Minister Research Report

Residual waste treatment technologies

 Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) pdf link (50k)
 Gasification & Pyrolysis pdf link (240k)
 In-vessel Composting pdf link (55k)
 Windrow Composting pdf link (110k)
 Anaerobic Digestion pdf link (40k)
 Materials Recovery Facility pdf link (80k)
 Large Scale Thermal Treatment  pdf link (110k)

Further links

  • Wastenet external link
    Defra supported Wastenet is a free-to-use knowledge portal which provides a wealth of up-to-date information about waste and resources research. Useful for those working in, or conducting research in the field of waste management.