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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

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Hazardous waste

​​​Managing the Island’s hazardous waste

Waste management businesses across the Island are governed by the Waste Management (Jersey) Law 2005. The law aims to protect the Island and its inhabitants from the potentially polluting aspects of handling waste management operations.

In addition to the law, Jersey is part of the Basel Convention which is an international agreement committed to improving the management of hazardous waste and its potentially damaging associated health and environmental impacts.

Registered Waste Carriers

Waste management licencing

Waste operators and other individuals involved in the storage or carriage of hazardous and healthcare waste are required to obtain a licence and pay a fee. 

2020 Waste management fees

Waste management (Jersey) Law 2005 - Waste management (fees) (Jersey) order 2008 as amended

​Part 1 - Applications​
Fee (£)​
Licence application:
​High regulatory requirement
Medium reg​ulatory requirement
​Low regulatory requirement
​Licence modification:
​Significant modification
​Minor modification
​Licence transfer
​Licence surrender:
​High regulatory requirement
​Medium regulatory requirement
​Low regulatory requirement 
​Waste carriers registration:


​On triennial renewal
Transboundary consignment note:
​Shipment fee - for each permitted shipment

​Part 2 - Annual fees
​Fee (£)​
​Licence subsistence:
​High inspection frequency
​Medium inspection frequency
​Low inspection frequency

Waste management licensing application form
Waste management licensing guidance
Waste management licensing exemption​s guidance notes

Internal waste movement forms

Internal Movements guidance notes

Waste carriers registration forms

Waste Carriers application form

The law

Waste Management (Jersey) Law 2005 on the Jersey Law website

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