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A[edit]
• AATF Approved Authorised Treatment Facility
• ABPO Animal By-Products Order
• ABPR Animal By-Products Regulations
• ABS Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
• ACE Alliance of Beverage Cartons and the Environment
• ACL Approved Carriers List
• ACM Asbestos Containing Material
• ACoP Approved Code of Practice
• AD Anaerobic Digestion
• ADBA Anaerobic Digestion & Biogas Association
• ADI Acceptable Daily Intake
• ADR Accord Europeen Relatif aux Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road
• AE Approved Exporter
• AfOR Association for Organics Recycling
• ALANI Association of Local Authorities in Northern Ireland
• ALARP As Low As Reasonably Practicable
• ALCO Association of London Cleansing Officers
• ANPR Automatic Number Plate Recognition
• APC Air Pollution Control
• APCR Air Pollution Control Residue
• APSRG Associate Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group
• AR Accredited Reprocessor
• ARF Advanced Recycling Fee
• ARM Alternative Raw Material
• ASBO Anti Social Behaviour Order
• ASR Automotive Shredder Residue
• ASSURE Association for Sustainable Use and Recovery of Resources
• ATEX Atmosphères Explosives Directive 94/9/EC
• ATF Authorised Treatment Facility (e.g. for the treatment of end-of-life vehicles (see ELV) and waste electrical and electronic equipment (see WEEE))
• ATT Advanced Thermal Treatment
• AV Abandoned Vehicle/s
• AVAC Automated Vacuum Collection
• AWC Alternate Weekly Collections
• AWCS Automated Waste Collection System
• AWP Area Waste Plan
B[edit]
• BAN Basel Action Network
• BANANA Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything
• BAT (NEEC) Best Available Technique (Not Entailing Excessive Costs)
• BATRRT Best Available Treatment Recycling and Recovery Technology
• BCS Batteries Compliance Scheme
• BDF Biodiesel Fuel
• BFR Brominated Flame Retardant
• BIR Bureau of International Recycling
• BMRA British Metals Recycling Association
• BMT Biological Mechanical Treatment
• BMW Biodegradable Municipal Waste
• BOD Biological Oxygen Demand
• BOO Build Own Operate
• BOT Build Operate Transfer
• BPEO Best Practicable Environmental Option
• BPF British Plastics Federation
• BPPO Best Practicable Planning Option
• BRBA Buy Recycled Business Alliance (Australia)
• BREEAM Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method
• BREF BAT Reference Note
• BREW(p) Business Resource Efficiency and Waste programme
• BRITE Better Regulation in the Environment (Environment Agency initiative)
• BRE Building Research Establishment
• BSI British Standards Institute
◦ BSI PAS 100 Specification for composted materials
◦ BSI PAS 101 Recovered container glass: Specification for quality and guidance for good practice in collection
◦ BSI PAS 102 Specification for processed glass for selected secondary end markets
◦ BSI PAS 103 Collected waste plastics packaging: Specification for quality and guidance for good practice in collection and preparation for recycling
◦ BSI PAS 104 Wood recycling in the panelboard manufacturing industry: Specification for quality and guidance for good practice for the supply of post consumer wood for consumption in the manufacture of panelboard products
◦ BSI PAS 105 Recovered paper sourcing and quality for UK end markets
◦ BSI PAS 107 Specification for the manufacture and storage of size reduced tyre materials
◦ BSI PAS 108 Specification for the production of tyre bales for use in construction
◦ BSI PAS 109 Specification for the production of recycled gypsum from waste plasterboard
◦ BSI PAS 110 Specification for whole digestate, separated liquor and separated fibre derived from the anaerobic digestion of source-segregated biodegradable materials
◦ BSI PAS 111 Specification for the requirements and test methods for processing waste wood
◦ BSI PAS 141 Reuse of used and waste electrical and electronic equipment (UEEE and WEEE). Process management - Specification
• BVPI Best Value Performance Indicator
• BVPP Best Value Performance Plan
C[edit]
• CA Civic Amenity Site
• CAFÉ Clean Air For Europe programme
• CATNAP Cheapest Available Technology Narrowly Avoiding Prosecution
• CATNIP Cheapest Available Technology Not Involving Prosecution
• CAVE Citizens Against Virtually Everything
• CBI Confederation of British Industry
• CBM Compressed Biomethane
• CCGT Combined Cycle Gas Turbine
• CCHP Combined Cooling, Heating and Power
• CCL Climate Change Levy
• CCT Compulsory Competitive Tendering
• C&D Construction & Demolition (e.g. C&D waste)
• CDG(CPL) Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) Regulations 1994
• CEC Commission of the European Communities
• CEMP Construction Environmental Management Plan
• CEN Comite Europeen de Normalisation (European Committee for Standardisation)
• CEWEP Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants
• CFC Chlorofluorocarbon
• CfSH Code for Sustainable Homes
• CHEM Container Handling Equipment Manufacturers
• CHIP Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations
• CHP Combined Heat and Power
• CHPA Combined Heat and Power Association
• C&I Commercial & Industrial (e.g. C&I waste)
• CIPFA Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
• CIWEM Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
• CIWM Chartered Institution of Wastes Management
• CIWMB California Integrated Waste Management Board
• CL:AIRE Contaminated Land: Application In Real Environments CLAIRE
• CLEA Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment
• CLO Compost-like Output
• CLR Contaminated Land Register
• CNEA Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act
• COD Chemical Oxygen Demand or Certificate of Destruction
• COMAH Control of Major Accident Hazards
• COPA Control of Pollution Act
• COPLR Code of Practice for Litter and Refuse
• CoRWM Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
• COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
• CoTC Certificate of Technical Competence
• CPA Comprehensive Performance Assessment
• CRC Community Recycling Centre
• CRN Community Recycling Network
• CRNS Community Recycling Network for Scotland
• CRR Campaign for Real Recycling
• CRT Cathode Ray Tube
• CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
• CSTR Continuous Stirred-Tank Reactor
• CV Calorific Value
• CWMRE Creating Welsh Markets for Recyclates
• CWP Cheshire Waste Partnership
• CWR Controlled Waste Regulations
D[edit]
• DAC Dense Asphaltic Concrete
• DBFO Design Build Finance and Operate
• DCF Designated Collection Facility
• DCLG Department for Communities and Local Government
• DECC Department of Energy and Climate Change
• DECLG Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (Ireland)
• DEFRA Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
• DGXI Directorate General of the European Commission responsible for the Environment
• DLGE Department of Local Government and the Environment (Isle of Man)
• DMR Dry Mixed Recyclables
• DoC Duty of Care
• DOENI Department for the Environment (Northern Ireland)
• DRI Dynamic Respiration Index
• DSD Duales System Deutschland
• DSO Direct Service Organisation
• DTI Department of Trade and Industry
• DTLR Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions
• DTS Distributor Takeback Scheme
• DWP Dorset Waste Partnership
E[edit]
• EA Environment Agency
• EBRA European Battery Recycling Association
• ECN European Compost Network
• EEA European Environment Agency
• EfW Energy-from-Waste
• EGSB Expanded Granular Sludge Bed
• EHO Environmental Health Officer
• EHS Environment & Heritage Service (Northern Ireland)
• EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
• EIC Environmental Industries Commission
• EIR Environmental Information Regulations
• ELSEF East London Sustainable Energy Facility
• ELV End of Life Vehicles
• ELWA East London Waste Authority
• EMAS Eco-Management and Audit Scheme
• EMS Environmental Management System
• ENTRUST The European Trust Scheme Regulatory Body
• ENCAMS Environmental Campaigns (umbrella name for former Going for Green and Tidy Britain Group)
• EP Environmental Permit
• EPA Environmental Protection Act or Environmental Protection Agency
• EPOW European Pathway to Zero Waste
• EPR Environmental Permitting Regulations
• EPS Expanded Polystyrene
• ERFO European Recovered Fuels Organisation
• ERI Energy Recovery Incineration
• ES Environmental Statement
• ESA Environmental Services Association
• ETBC Electronics TakeBack Coalition
• ETRMA European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association
• ETS Emissions Trading Scheme
• ETSU Energy Technology Support Unit
• EUHWL EU Hazardous Waste List (now incorporated into EWC)
• EUROPEN European Organization for Packaging and the Environment
• EWC European Waste Catalogue
• EWP Essex Waste Partnership
F[edit]
• FABRA Foodchain & Biomass Renewables Association
• FAPP Fit And Proper Person
• FBA Furnace Bottom Ash
• FCC Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas
• FEAD Fédération Européenne des Activités du Déchet et de l’Environnement European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services
• FEL Front End Loader
• FGT Flue Gas Treatment
• FOE Friends of the Earth
• FORWARRD Forum for Waste and Resource Research and Development
• FPN Fixed Penalty Notice
• Frag Fragmentised Waste (e.g. from the vehicle recycling industry)
• FTE Full-time equivalent
• FWD Food Waste Disposer
G[edit]
• GAIA Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives
• GCV Gross Calorific Value
• GHG Greenhouse Gas
• GIB Green Investment Bank
• GIS Geographical Information System
• GLA Greater London Authority
• GMWDA Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority
• GWP Global Warming Potential
H[edit]
• HCRW Healthcare Risk Waste
• HCW Healthcare Waste
• HDPE High Density Polyethylene
• HFC Hydrofluorocarbon
• HHW Household Hazardous Waste
• HIPS High Impact Polystyrene
• HLW High Level Waste
• HSC Health and Safety Commission
• HSE Health & Safety Executive
• HTI High Temperature Incineration
• HW Household Waste
• HWOL HazWasteOnline (web-based tool for assessing and classifying hazardous waste)
• HWR Hazardous Waste Regulations
• HWRA Household Waste Recycling Act
• HWRC Household Waste Recycling Centre
I[edit]
• IBA Incinerator Bottom Ash
• IBAA Incinerator Bottom Ash Aggregate
• ICE Institute of Civil Engineers
• ICER Industry Council for Electronic Equipment Recycling
• ICW International Catering Waste (catering waste from means of transport operating internationally)
• IED Industrial Emissions Directive
• ILW Intermediate Level Waste
• INCPEN Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment
• IPP Integrated Product Policy
• IPPC Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control
• ISRI Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
• ISWA International Solid Waste Association
• IVC In-vessel Composting
• IWM Integrated Waste Management or Institute of Wastes Management
J[edit]
• JMWMS Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy
• JWA Joint Waste Authority
K[edit]
• KAT Kerbside Assessment Tool
L[edit]
• LA Local Authority
• LAAPC Local Authority Air Pollution Control
• LACMW Local Authority Collected Municipal Waste (household and commercial waste where collected by the local authority and which is similar in nature and composition as required by the Landfill Directive)
• LACW Local Authority Collected Waste (all waste collected by the local authority. This is a slightly broader concept than LACMW as it would include both this and non-municipal fractions such as construction and demolition waste)
• LAPC Local Air Pollution Control
• LARAC Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee
• LAS Landfill Allowance Scheme
• LASU Local Authority Support Unit
• LATS Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme
• LAWAS Local Authority Waste Arisings Survey
• LAWDC Local Authority Waste Disposal Company
• LCA Life Cycle Analysis/Assessment
• LCF Landfill Communities Fund
• LCPD Large Combustion Plant Directive
• LDPE Low Density Polyethylene
• LEL Lower Explosive Limit
• LFD Landfill Directive
• LFG Landfill Gas
• LFT Landfill Tax
• LGA Local Government Association
• LHIP Landfill and Hazardous Waste Implementation Programme
• LIM Loose Incinerator Metals
• LLDPE Linear Low Density Polyethylene e.g. plastic wrap and stretch wrap
• LLW Low Level Waste
• LOLER Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
• LOW List of Wastes
• LPSA Local Public Service Agreement
• LTCS Landfill Tax Credit Scheme
• LWaRB London Waste and Recycling Board
M[edit]
• MAC Maximum Allowable Concentration
• MBI Mass Burn Incineration
• MBT Mechanical Biological Treatment
• MCA Municipal Collection Authority
• MCERTS Monitoring Certification Scheme
• MCDA Multi Criteria Decision Analysis
• MDC Metropolitan District Council
• MDR Mixed Dry Recyclables
• MEL Maximum Exposure Limit
• MHSWR Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
• MHT Mechanical Heat Treatment
• MMRCV Multi-Modal Refuse Collection Vehicle
• MREC Materials Recovery and Energy Centre
• MRF Materials Recovery Facility (or Recycling or Factory)
• MRWA Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority formerly known as Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority
• MSW Municipal Solid Waste
• MSWI Municipal Solid Waste Incineration
• MVDA Motor Vehicle Dismantlers Association
• MWDA Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority as of December 2011 renamed as Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority
• MWLP Minerals and Waste Local Plan
• MWMS Municipal Waste Management Strategy
N[edit]
• NAWDO National Association of Waste Disposal Officers
• NCAS National Compliance Assessment Service
• NCH National Clearing House
• NCV Net Calorific Value
• NELVS Natural End of Life Vehicles
• NFFO Non-Fossil Fuel Obligation
• NGG New Generation Group (CIWM programme renamed New Member Network)
• NGO Non-Governmental Organisation
• NHHWF National Household Hazardous Waste Forum
• NIMBY Not In My Back-Yard
• NISP National Industrial Symbiosis Programme
• NLWA North London Waste Authority
• NOF New Opportunities Fund
• NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US)
• NSIP Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project
• NVQ National Vocational Qualification
• NWMRF National Waste Minimisation & Recycling Fund
• NWP National Waste Plan or Norfolk Waste Partnership
• NWPA Nuclear Waste Policy Act
O[edit]
• OBB Old Boxboard
• OCC Old Corrugated Containers
• ODPM Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
• ODS Ozone Depleting Substance
• OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
• OFGEM Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Great Britain)
• OFWAT Office of Water Services (England and Wales)
• OJEU Official Journal of the European Union
• OMA Operator Monitoring Assessment
• OPRA Operator Pollution Risk Appraisal
• ORA Oil Recycling Association
• OWP Oxfordshire Waste Partnership
P[edit]
• PAFA Packaging and Films Association
• pams Periodicals and Magazines
• PAS Publicly Available Specification
• PAYT Pay As You Throw
• PCB Polychlorinated Biphenyl
• PCS Producer Compliance Scheme
• PELVs Premature End of Life Vehicles (relatively new cars which have not survived the expected life span that most vehicle manufacturers build into their vehicles)
• PERN Packaging Export Recovery Note
• PET Polyethylene Terephthalate
• PFI Private Finance Initiative
• PIU Performance and Innovation Unit
• PM Particulate Matter, airborne (e.g. PM 10 ~ particles under 10 micrometres)
• PP Polypropylene
• PP Proximity Principle
• PPC Pollution Prevention and Control Act
• PPE Personal Protective Equipment
• PPG Planning Policy Guidance Notes (e.g. PPG 10 for waste management)
• PPP Public Private Partnership or Polluter-pays principle
• PPS Planning Policy Statement
• PR Producer Responsibility
• PRF Plastics Reclamation Facility
• PRN Packaging Recovery Note
• PS Polystyrene
• PSA Public Service Agreement
• PUWER Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
• PVB Polyvinyl Butyral
• PVC Polyvinyl Chloride
Q[edit]
• QMS Quality Management System
• QP Quality Protocol
• QUANGO Quasi Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisation
R[edit]
• 3Rs Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
• RAD Rotary Aerobic Digestion
• RAG Recycling Advisory Group, Scotland
• RCE Regional Centre of Excellence
• RCEP Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution
• RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (US)
• RCV Refuse Collection Vehicle
• RDA Regional Development Agency (all abolished in England on 31 March 2012)
• RDF Refuse Derived Fuel
• REACH Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
• RECAP Recycling in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
• RECOUP Recycling Of Used Plastics
• REL Rear End Loader
• REMADE Recycled Market Development
• REPAC Regional Environmental Protection Advisory Committee
• RFID Radio Frequency Identification
• RIA Regulatory Impact Assessment
• RID Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
• RIDDOR Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
• RGN Regulatory Guidance Note
• RO Renewables Obligation
• ROC Renewables Obligation Certificates
• RoHS Restriction of Hazardous Substances
• RoRo Rolonof/Roll-on Roll-off, demountable container system
• ROTATE Recycling and Organic Technology Advisory Team
• RSA Recycled & Secondary Aggregate
• RTAB Regional Technical Advisory Body
• RVM Reverse Vending Machine
• RWM Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition
S[edit]
• SEA Strategic Environmental Assessment
• SEI Sustainable Electronics Initiative
• SELCHP South East London Combined Heat and Power
• SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency
• SGV Soil Guideline Value
• SIG Special Interest Group of CIWM
• SLF Secondary Liquid Fuel
• SLWP South London Waste Partnership
• SMDSA Sanitary Medical Disposal Services Association
• SNIFFER Scotland and Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research
• SNRHW Stable Non-Reactive Hazardous Wastes
• SocEnv Society for the Environment
• SRB Single Regeneration Budget
• SRF Secondary Recovered Fuel or Solid or Specified
• SWA Solid Waste Analysis
• SWAG Scottish Waste Advisory Group
• SWCN Special Waste Consignment Note
• SWDF Solid Waste Disposal Facilities
• SWDWP South West Devon Waste Partnership
• SWEN Special Waste Explanatory Note
• SWF Strategic Waste Fund (Scotland)
• SWM Sustainable Waste Management
• SWMA Strategic Waste Management Assessment
• SWMP Site Waste Management Plan
• SWP Shropshire Waste Partnership or Somerset Waste Partnership or Surrey Waste Partnership
T[edit]
• TAC Technical Adaptation Committee
• TAD Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion
• TCLP Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure
• TAN Technical Advice Note (Wales)
• TEEP Technically, Environmentally and Economically Practicable
• TEF Toxic Equivalent Factor
• TFS Transfrontier Shipment
• TLS Transfer Loading Station
• tpa tonnes per annum
• TRAID Textile Recycling for Aid and International Development
• TRF Thermal Recovery Facility
• TRIF Technology and Research Innovation Fund
• TT Thermal Treatment
• TUPE Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)
U[edit]
• UA Unitary Authority
• UASB Upflow anaerobic sludge blanket digestion
• UBC Used Beverage Can
• UDP Unitary Development Plan
• UEL Upper Explosive Limit
• UEEE Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment
• UKWIN United Kingdom Without Incineration
• UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
• UROC United Resource Operators Confederation
V[edit]
• VCU Vertical Composting Units
• VLLW Very Low Level Waste
• VOC Volatile Organic Compound
• VRQ Vocationally Related Qualification
W[edit]
• WAC Waste Acceptance Criteria
• WAG Welsh Assembly Government
• WAMITAB Waste Management Industry Training & Advisory Board
• WARRAG Waste And Resources Research Advisory Group
• WCA Waste Collection Authority
• WDA Waste Disposal Authority
• WDF WasteDataFlow (web-based system for municipal waste data reporting by UK local authorities)
• WEEE Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
• WET Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003
• WFD Waste Framework Directive
• WID Waste Incineration Directive
• WIP Waste Implementation Programme
• WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
• WISARD Waste Integrated Systems Assessment for Recovery and Disposal
• WLP Waste Local Plan
• WLWA West London Waste Authority
• WM2 Technical Guidance WM2 Hazardous Waste: Interpretation of the definition and classification of hazardous waste
• WMF Waste Management Facility
• WML Waste Management Licence (replaced by Environmental Permits)
• WMP Waste Management Plan
• WMPEG Waste Minimisation Performance and Efficiency Grant
• WMS Waste Management Strategy
• WRAP Waste and Resources Action Programme
• WRATE Waste and Resources Assessment Tool for the Environment
• WRG Waste Recycling Group
• WRWA Western Riverside Waste Authority
• WS2007 Waste Strategy for England 2007
• WSA Waste Strategy Area (e.g. 11 WSAs in Scotland)
• WtE Waste-to-Energy
• WTF Waste Transfer Facility
• WTN Waste Transfer Note
X[edit]
• XRF X-Ray Fluorescence (i.e. checking for the presence of metals in waste plastics)
Y[edit]
• YNYWMP York and North Yorkshire Waste Management Partnership
Z[edit]
• ZWS Zero Waste Scotland

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