This consultation ended 8 February 2016.
Summary of outcome
The outcome of this consultation can be found separately on gov.uk (external link).
The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on proposals to replace the T17 exemption which allows the crushing of waste fluorescent tubes that contain mercury with a bespoke permit.
This consultation is primary aimed at all operators of facilities or equipment which handle or treat lamps containing mercury and will be of interest to all businesses across England and Wales.
This consultation is primarily (but not exclusively) aimed at:
- operators of permitted and exempt waste facilities
- local authorities
- waste producers
- waste brokers and dealers
- waste carriers
- professional and membership organisations
- charitable/ voluntary bodies.
The purpose of the consultation was to seek views on 3 options for the regulation of mobile lamp crushers.