Prescribed Waste Permitted to Transport

Kwik Tip Bins is an an accredited transport agent 81034 and holds EPA permits:

No. E.P. 11241
No. E.P. 30327
No. E.P. 30237

to transport by vehicle on a highway the following prescribed waste:

  • Clinical and related wastes (not otherwise specified) [click here for definition
  • Silver and silver compounds 
  • Waste from the production, preparation and use of pharmaceutical products (not otherwise specified) 
  • Waste from the production, formulation and use of photographic chemicals and processing materials 
  • Animal and vegetable oils and derivatives 
  • Animal effluent and residues including abattoir, poultry and fish processing wastes 
  • Asbestos (all forms) 
  • Chromium compounds 
  • Contaminated soils (low level) with contaminant concentrations exceeding those specified in Table 2 of Publication 448 entitled "Classification of wastes" published by the Authority in 1995 as amended from time to time or republished by the Authority but with contaminant concentrations and elutriable fraction not exceeding those specified from time time specified in Table 3 of the publication as amended from time time or republished by the Authority
  •  Contaminated soils with contaminant concentrations or elutriable fractions exceeding those specified in Table 3 of Publication 448 entitled "Classification of wastes" published by the Authority in 1995 as amended from time to time or republished by the Authority
  •  Detergents and surface active agents (surfactants)
  •  Filter cake
  •  Fly ash
  •  Grease interceptor trap effluent 
  • Inert sludges or slurries 
  • Organic solvents (excluding halogenated solvents)
  •  Oxidising agents including chlorates, perchlorates, peroxides
  •  Prescribed industrial wastes that are encapsulated, chemically fixed, solidified or polymerised
  •  Residues from industrial waste treatment or disposal operations (not otherwise specified) including filter backwash waters
  •  Tannery wastes (not otherwise specified) including leather, dust, ash, sludges ad flours
  •  Textile effluent and residues (not otherwise specified)
  •  Vegetable, fruit, food processing effluent
  •  Vehicle, machinery and industrial plant wash waters with or without detergents
  •  Waste chemical substances arising from research and development or teaching activities (not otherwise specified) that are new or unidentified substances with unknown human health or environmental effects
  •  Waste from the production, formulation and use of inks, dyes, pigments, paint, lacquers and varnish (not otherwise specified)
  •  Waste from the production, formulation and use of organic solvents (not otherwise specified)
  •  Wastes from the production, formulation and use of resins, latex, plasticisers, glues and adhesives (not otherwise specified) excluding solid inert polymeric materials
  •  Wastes from the production, formulation and use of wood-preserving chemicals (not otherwise specified)
  •  Waste oils unfit for their original intended use
  •  Wastes oil and water mixtures or emulsions and hydrocarbon and water mixtures or emulsions
  •  Wastes resulting from the surface treatment of metals and plastics
  •  Waste substances and articles containing or contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) or polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs)
  •  Waste tarry residues arising from refining, distillation, and any pyrolytic treatment
  •  Wool scouring wastes
  •  Acids in a solid form and acidic solutions with a pH value of 4 or less
  • Alkaline solids and alkaline solutions with a pH value of 9 or more 

Definition of Prescribed Waste

Prescribed Wastes (covered by EPA regulations) include:

  • Sharps, such as discarded needles, scalpels, or anything capable of cutting or penetrating the skin
  • Clinical specimens other than urine or faeces
  • Laboratory cultures
  • Human tissue
  • Tissue, carcasses, or other waste arising from animals used for laboratory investigation or for medical or veterinary research
  • Human blood and body fluids other than urine or faeces
  • Urine or faeces, or materials or equipment containing urine or faeces, where there is visible blood
  • Materials or equipment containing human blood or body fluids other than urine or faeces (note that soiled sanitary napkins are not considered to be prescribed waste unless originating from the patient area of a hospital or clinic)
  • Wastes form patients known to have or suspected of having a communicable disease

Pharmaceutical substances, such as cytotoxic wastes and unwanted drugs and residues.

Laboratory waste chemicals from the health care industry, including waste solvents.