Welcome to WFAA

Welcome to the Waste Facilities Audit Association. WFAA was formed in 1993 principally in response to tightening legal environmental requirements, increased cost of waste disposal and increased public and corporate expectation.

The WFAA is a non-profit making association of companies who in the course of their normal business activities generate waste. For more information download our brochure. Aims of the WFAA To assist members in obtaining authoritative information on UK, Irish & mainland Europe waste management facilities through commissioning and sharing independent audits at cost effective rates.

In addition the WFAA also:

  • Provides detailed on-line information on UK waste site licences from the Environment Agency.
  • Develops waste management e-learning training materials for its members that can be delivered by the WFAA web site, CD ROM or through the member’s intranet or Learning Management System.
  • Gives access to a web site offering practical advice with meeting your Duty of Care obligations under Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.


Click here to view our brochure.

Legal Update
Latest newsletter, legal information and commentary on environment and waste matters from Ashurst.

URS AECOM have provided environmental auditing and other support services to the WFAA for over 10 years.


Member Categories

The WFAA provides a number of membership categories in order to meet the different services required by large international companies, small medium sized enterprises, trade associations and professional bodies. Find out  more >

WFAA Audits on Google Maps

To see the current list of WFAA commissioned audits you can access an interactive database of waste sites over-layed on to Google Maps or Google Earth with map pins representing each site and giving more infomation on the site.

Commissioning audits

WFAA members commission audits of waste facilities that they commonly use in the UK and mainland Europe through expert international environmental consultants.  To view a full list of current audits click here.