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Safe storage and disposal of used oils

Guidance for Pollution Prevention 8

NetRegs, 2017
Safe storage and disposal of used oils

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Core Supplement

Series

Guidance for Pollution Prevention

Abstract

Intended to assist all who handle used oils, from a single engine oil change to large industrial users and should be complied with in order to reduce the risk of oil pollution of surface waters or ground waters, sewers and drains. Covers: disposal of domestic used oil (from households); disposal of commercial and industrial used oil; storing waste oil and associated pipework; and dealing with spills.

History

Published July 2017. Does not apply in England. Supersedes Pollution Prevention Guidelines 8: Safe storage and disposal of used oils (EA, 2004). Guidance for Pollution Prevention is a new series replacing Pollution Prevention Guidelines.

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Publisher History

NetRegs provides environmental guidance for small and medium-sized businesses in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.


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