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When do I need a Duty of Care Waste Transfer Note?

A Duty of Care Waste Transfer Note (WTN) is a document that must be completed when waste is transferred from one party to another. If a Duty of Care Waste Transfer Note is not completed during the transfer of waste you are almost certainly breaking the law and could face a fine.  A Duty of Care Waste Transfer Note ensures there is a clear paper trail from when the waste is produced until it is disposed of. You must keep your waste transfer notes and hazardous waste consignment notes for at least two years and be able to produce them on demand to the Environment Agency or local authority.

A Duty of Care Waste Transfer Note is suitable for all controlled waste, but is not suitable for hazardous waste.  The type of waste you have is defined in the List of Wastes in the European Waste Catalogue. Some Hazardous Wastes are not immediately obvious so please check.  A Duty of Care Waste Transfer Note is only necessary if waste is being transferred, if no transfer is taking place no note is required. If two parties are involved in the transfer choose a two part waste transfer note. If three parties are involved in the transfer choose a three part waste transfer note or contact us for advice on which is the best waste note for your needs.

When do I need a Hazardous Waste Consignment Note?

A Hazardous Waste Consignment Note is necessary for all hazardous wastes, see the List of wastes in the European Waste Catalogue. Waste is generally considered hazardous if it (or the material or substances it contains) are harmful to humans or the environment. Examples of hazardous waste include:

Technical guidance was last updated July 2015 and can be found here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/waste-classification-technical-guidance.

When do I need a Vehicle Purchase Receipt?

Vehicle Purchase receipts are designed for the purchase of end of life vehicles.  Vehicle Purchase Receipt Pads are designed for transfers of a motor vehicle between two parties i.e. vehicle owner and a motor vehicle dismantler Each note, in addition to the transfer details also includes vehicle details: Stock No, Vehicle Registration No., Date First Registered, Make, Model, Mileage, Colour/Trim, VIN, V5, M.O.T, other and Purchase Price of Vehicle.

What is the advantage of customised notes?

While our off the shelf notes are suitable for most purposes they are limited to two-part waste transfer notes, three-part waste transfer notes, three-part hazardous waste consignment notes and two-part vehicle purchase receipt pads.  By having your notes customised this can all be altered. 

Customised waste transfer notes, hazardous waste consignment notes and vehicle purchase receipts give a professional image of your company. In addition to your details: name, address, licence number logo etc., customised notes can contain up to five parts, printed in loose sets or bound in to a pad or a book, printed in colour, printed on both sides of the page (e.g. printing terms and conditions on the reverse of the producers copy of the waste note), pre-numbered, drilled so that pages can be filed in a ring binder, perforated on all pages and finished with a loose or bound in writing shield.

two part waste transfer notes

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Three Part Waste Transfer Notes

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Hazardous Waste Consignment Notes

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Vehicle Purchase Receipts

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