Wales: Permitted waste facilities operational in 2008 Sub Region Site type South West Wales North Wales South East Wales Wales Landfill 12 13 7 32 Land Disposal - 1 - 1 Incineration 2 1 1 4 Transfer 97 99 98 294 Treatment 23 35 17 75 Metal Recycling Site 49 51 48 148 Total 183 200 171 554 Table Notes: Landfill: Data represents operational landfill sites either with an environmental permit meeting the requirements of the Landfill Directive, operating subject to an appeal against refusal of a required permit or operating under an agreed operating extension. All landfills not meeting the stringent requirements of the Landfill Directive must close as soon possible or by July 2009 at the latest. Land Disposal: Boreholes and lagoons. Incineration: Waste incineration facilities that receive waste from off-site sources. Incineration of in-house process waste is not included.
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