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October 2, 2019

General waste disposal facilities

As part of efforts to safeguard public health and the environment, NEA started licensing general waste disposal facilities from 1 August 2017. Effective 1 August 2018, all general waste disposal facilities must either obtain their licence or submit an exemption declaration.

General waste disposal facilities are defined as facilities that receive, store, process or treat general waste, and include recycling facilities.

Licensing criteria
The licensing criteria are shown in Table 1.