Environmental Permitting and Waste

Waste Consultancy

Crestwood Environmental started its journey by providing consultancy services to the solid waste sector, so is steeped in waste expertise.

The Company has successfully dealt with a huge range of projects working with all the statutory bodies and a variety of planning authorities across the UK.

The Company employs Chartered Wastes Managers (CIWM) and Chartered Water and Environment Managers (CIWEM) and staff with many years’ of regulatory expertise relating to permitting and compliance.

Working together with environmental management professionals experienced at working in the waste sector, the integrated approach and a deep understanding enables a comprehensive service to be provided.

Whatever your waste management requirements Crestwood is perfectly placed to assist you.

Waste Consultancy Services:

» Site Layout (inc. landfill) design
» Waste planning and EIA
» Environmental Permitting*

» Hydrogeology & surface water
» Hydrogeological Risk Assessment
» Site Condition Reports (SCRs)
» Landfill Gas Risk Assessment
» Fire Prevention Plans (FPPs)
» Best Available Technique appraisals
» Waste Acceptance Procedures

» Environmental Monitoring
» Landfill void / settlement calculations
» Restoration & aftercare schemes
» Site closure plans
» Leachate treatment consultancy
» Expert Witness work
» Market appraisals

» Materials Management Plans (CL:AiRE)
» Site Waste Management Plans

*Environmental Permitting

The Company prepares all types of permit applications under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 including those relating to:

– Part A1 and A2 Installations (Schedule 1)
– Part B Installations (Schedule 1)
– Waste Operations (Schedule 9)
– Discharge Consent to Surface Waters
– Mining Wastes

Included industrial processes are dye manufacture, for the printing industry (incorporating metal etching, chrome and nickel plating etc.), and the ceramics industry.

Crestwood provides applied practical expertise from the initial pre-application stage, through consultations, preparation and submission of the application stages, through post-submission queries, to negotiation of final permit conditions.

We will advise on the most cost-effective approach for your business, whilst ensuring legal compliance, including Standard Rules and Bespoke permit options, as well as activities that are exempt from Environmental Permits or are classed by the Regulator as being of ‘low impact’.

Environmental Permits for Waste:

» Waste Treatment Facilities
» Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs)
» Anaerobic Digestion Plants (AD)
» Combined Heat & Power (CHP) plants
» Composting Facilities
» Waste Transfer Stations
» Energy from Waste (EfW) schemes
» End of Life Vehicles / Scrap Metal
» Household Waste Recycling Centres
» Waste Recovery (inert waste)
» Landfill (hazardous / non-hazardous)


If you would like to contact us about these services – please visit our contact page here or reach out to Kate our Principal Consultant via email or phone 01902 229 563
Are you interested in developing a career in this service area? If so, please visit or contact us via our careers page here.