Small waste oil burners

Small Waste Oil Burner (SWOB) Guidance

SWOBs are appliances used to burn waste oil. Waste oil is any mineral, synthetic lubrication or industrial oils that have become unfit for the use for which they were originally intended. For example:

  • combustion engine (eg petrol or diesel) oils and gearbox oils
  • lubricating oils
  • hydraulic oils

Guidance regarding applying for a permit can be found on the GOV.UK website

To discuss applying for a permit please contact

This page was last updated on 17 March 2021

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