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The movement and use of treated asphalt waste containing coal tar.

Asphalt waste is created when material is removed from roads, car park, pavements etc. When the binder used within the asphalt is bitumen, then the asphalt waste produced can be regarded as a non-hazardous waste. However, when the binder contains coal tar and exceeds the relevant hazardous threshold, then the asphalt waste produced will be classed as hazardous. The normal route for dealing with this type of hazardous waste in Scotland is to remove the material and transport it to a suitable third-party facility for disposal. This can be very expensive with disposal costs, landfill tax costs and haulage. 

Albion Environmental have had approval from SEPA, on a site by site by basis, that if the waste produced is treated in an agreed manner and is backed up with suitable procedures and records, then this waste can comply with current Waste Legislation.  This material can be re-used in sub-layers of the new road, car park or footpath engineering works at the site it was produced. This approach also very much improves the sustainability criteria that we are all striving to achieve. 

If this is of interest to you please contact Gerry McCabe or Andrew Howlett or for further information or call us on 01292 610428.

REHIS 1 Day Course – Introduction to Waste Management

Are you up to date with current Waste Management Legislation?

Albion Environmental Ltd are running our Introduction to Waste Management course at our training Centre in Ayr.

We have spaces remaining on our REHIS Introduction to Waste Management Course on 27th February 2019. Guarantee your spot by booking here or contacting john@albion-environmental.co.uk.

Jointly awarded with the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS), this course has been designed to provide employees who regularly handle waste with the basic understanding of the legislation relating to the Waste and Resource Management industry

Through a mixture of lecturing, case studies, group work and exercises you will come away with a better knowledge of:

  • Identifying Waste
  • Classification of the various waste including correct EWS codes
  • Duty of care – responsibilities in the “waste chain”
  • Special Waste Regulations & Consigning Special Waste

Confirmation of learning is achieved by completion of all the course exercises with the successful candidate receiving a REHIS Certificate which can be used to demonstrate Prior Learning for Waste Management Award accredited by WAMITAB & SQA.

With have places left on our course on the 27th  February please book your place here.

Contact us on 01292 610428 or email john@albion-environmental.co.uk




Jane Bond, Project & Business Director, Joins the Team

Please join us in welcoming Jane Bond to the team as Project and Business Director to support our continued growth.

Jane comes from a background of waste and resource management from both the public and private sector.

In her role as Project & Business Director, Jane will assist and direct our team with identifying and developing new business and supporting the delivery of projects.

We look forward to working with Jane and in the development of her role with Albion.

For further information or to get in touch please contact: info@albion-environmental.co.uk or T:01292 610428.