Scheduled Waste Management (Hazardous Waste Management) Licensing

Hazardous Waste have been defined as the Scheduled Waste and prescribed under the Gazette Extra Ordinary 1534/18 Dated 01.02.2008.

As per the regulations stipulated under the Part II of the National Environmental (Protection & Quality) Regulations No 01 of 2008 all persons involved in the handling of (Generate, Collect, Transport, Store, Recover or Recycle and Disposal of waste or establish any site or facility for the disposal) Scheduled Waste specified in the Schedule VIII of the regulation should obtain a license from the Central Environmental Authority.

 The Scheduled Waste Management Licensing Procedure

  •  Step 1: Submission of the duly filled application for the Scheduled Waste Management together with the supportive documents.

Documents required/ Supportive documents

  1. Business registration
  2. Site plan
  3. Waste Management plan and related agreements
  4. Route sketch to the site
  5. Any other relevant approvals and documents
  6. Statement on Capital Investment of the industry for payment of inspection fee for new Scheduled Waste Management License.
  • Step 2: Payment of the inspection fee

Inspection fees calculated based on the type of the industry and the distanced from the CEA applied to both new license applicants and renewal applicants. Submit the duly filled Scheduled Waste Management Application.
Inspection Fee+ All Government Taxes should be paid once the payment letter is received.


  •  Step 3: Site inspection

Officers of the Waste Management Unit/ CEA will carry out the site inspection.

  • Step 4: Issuance of the License

If the Hazardous Waste Management practices are satisfactory license is issued after the payment of the License fee.

License fee :

Generator Rs   1 000.00  + Government Taxes + STAM Duty 10% (Max: Rs 1000.00)
Collector Rs   1 000.00 + Government Taxes + STAM Duty 10% (Max: Rs 1000.00)
Storer    Rs 10 000.00 + Government Taxes + STAM Duty 10% (Max: Rs 1000.00)
Transporter   Rs   2 000.00 + Government Taxes + STAM Duty 10% (Max: Rs 1000.00)
Recycler  Rs   5 000.00 + Government Taxes + STAM Duty 10% (Max: Rs 1000.00)
Recoverer Rs   5 000.00 + Government Taxes + STAM Duty 10% (Max: Rs 1000.00)
Disposer    Rs 100 000.00 + Government Taxes + STAM Duty 10% (Max: Rs 1000.00)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 May 2023 06:57




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