New Waste Directive (repeals Directives 75/439/EEC, 2006/12/EC & 91/689/EEC). Art. 2 - Exclusions from the scope. uncontaminated soil and other naturally occurring material excavated in the course of construction activities when re-used on the site from which it was excavated
(repeals Directives 75/439/EEC, 2006/12/EC & 91/689/EEC)
(i) the quantity of waste, including via the re-use of products or the extension of life span of products;
(ii) the adverse impacts on the environment and human health of the waste generated, or
(iii) the content of harmful substances in materials and products
Only if the following conditions are met:
(a) further use of the substance or object is certain;
(b) the substance or object can be used directly without any further processing other than normal industrial practice;
(c) the substance or object is produced as an integral part of a production process; &
(d) further use is lawful, i.e. the substance or object fulfils all relevant product, environmental and health protection requirements for the specific use and will not lead to overall adverse environmental or human health impacts.
On the basis of the above conditions, measures may be adopted to determine the circumstances to be met for specific substances or objects to be regarded as a by-product and not as a waste
Recital: Commission may adopt guidelines to specify in certain cases (e.g. electrical & electronic equipment and vehicles) when substances or objects become waste
(a) the substance or object is commonly used for the specific purposes;
(b) a market or demand exists for such a substance or object;
(c) the substance or object fulfils the technical requirements for the specific purpose and meets the existing legislation and standards applicable to products; and
(d) the use of the substance or object will not lead to overall adverse environmental or human health impacts.
Art. 5 - Recovery
(b) preparing for re-use;
(d) other recovery, e.g. energy recovery; and
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Art. 10 - Self-sufficiency & proximity
(a) the mixing operation is carried out by an establishment or undertaking which has a permit;
(b) such an operation conforms to BAT.
Art. 18a - Biowaste
MS shall take measures, as appropriate, to encourage:
(a) separate collection;
(b) treatment in a high level of environmental protection;
(c) use of environmentally safe materials produced from biowaste.
(a) disposal of their own non-hazardous waste at the place of production; or
(b) recovery of waste.
1. MS must lay down general rules specifying the types and quantities of waste that may be covered by an exemption, and the method of treatment to be used (BAT in case of disposal).
2. MS shall lay down specific conditions for exemptions relating to hazardous waste, and, where relevant, limit values for the content of hazardous substances in the waste and emission limit values.
(a) waste collectors or transporters;
(b) dealers or brokers; and
(c) any operators which are exempted from permit requirement
a) be directed to the main significant environmental impacts of the waste treatment activity,
b) take into account BAT &
c) as appropriate, include elements regarding treatment quality and process requirements.
The WMP shall contain:
The WMP may contain:
Art. 34 – Reporting & reviewing
Art. 35 - Committology