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Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2002 on waste statistics (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ L 332, 9.12.2002, p. 1–36 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)
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32002R2150

Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2002 on waste statistics (Text with EEA relevance)

Official Journal L 332 , 09/12/2002 P. 0001 - 0036


Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council

of 25 November 2002

on waste statistics

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 285 thereof,

Having regard to the proposals from the Commission(1),

Having regard to the opinion of the Economic and Social Committee(2),

Acting in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 251 of the Treaty(3),

Whereas:

(1) Regular Community statistics on the production and management of waste from businesses and private households are required by the Community for monitoring the implementation of waste policy. This creates the basis for monitoring compliance with the principles of maximisation of recovery and safe disposal. Statistical instruments are still required, however, for assessing compliance with the principle of waste prevention and to establish a link between waste generation data and global, national and regional inventories of resource use.

(2) The terms for the description of waste and waste management need to be defined in order to ensure the comparability of results in waste statistics.

(3) Community waste policy has led to the establishment of a set of principles to be followed by waste-producing units and waste management. This requires the monitoring of waste at different points of the waste-stream generation, collection, recovery and disposal.

(4) Council Regulation (EC) No 322/97 of 17 February 1997 on Community statistics(4).

(5) To guarantee comparable results, waste statistics should be produced in accordance with the specified breakdown, in an appropriate form and within a fixed period of time from the end of the reference year.

(6) Since the objective of the proposed measure, namely to establish a framework for the production of Community statistics on the generation, recovery and disposal of waste, cannot be sufficiently achieved by the Member States, by reason of the need to define terms of description of waste and waste management so as to ensure the comparability of the statistics supplied by the Member States, and can therefore be better achieved at Community level, the Community may adopt measures in accordance with the principle of subsidiarity as set out in Article 5 of the Treaty. In accordance with the principle of proportionality, as set out in that Article, this Regulation does not go beyond what is necessary in order to achieve the objective of the proposed measure.

(7) Member States may need a transitional period for the establishment of their statistics on waste for all or some of the economic activities A, B and G to Q of NACE REV 1 as established by Council Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 of 9 October 1990 on the statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community(5) for which their national statistical system requires major adaptations.

(8) The measures necessary for the implementation of this Regulation should be adopted in accordance with Council Decision 1999/468/EC of 28 June 1999 laying down the procedures for the exercise of implementing powers conferred on the Commission(6).

(9) The Statistical Programme Committee has been consulted by the Commission,

HAVE ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Objective

1. The objective of this Regulation is to establish a framework for the production of Community statistics on the generation, recovery and disposal of waste.

2. Member States and the Commission, within their respective fields of competence, shall produce Community statistics on the generation, recovery and disposal of waste, excluding radioactive waste, which is already covered by other legislation.

3. The statistics shall cover the following areas:

(a) Generation of waste according to Annex I;

(b) Recovery and disposal of waste according to Annex II;

(c) After the pilot studies according to Article 5: import and export of waste for which no data is collected under Council Regulation (EEC) No 259/93 of 1 February 1993 on the supervision and control of shipments of waste within, into and out of the European Community(7), in accordance with Annex III.

4. In compiling the statistics, Member States and the Commission shall observe the mainly substance-oriented statistical nomenclature, as set out in Annex III.

5. The Commission shall, in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2), establish a table of equivalence between the statistical nomenclature of Annex III and the list of waste established by Commission Decision 2000/532/EC(8).

Article 2

Definitions

For the purposes and within the framework of this Regulation:

(a) "waste" shall mean any substance or object as defined in Article 1(a) of Council Directive 75/442/EEC of 15 July 1975 on waste(9);

(b) "separately collected fractions of waste" shall mean household and similar waste, selectively collected in homogeneous fractions by public services, non-profit organisations and private enterprises acting in the field of organised waste collection;

(c) "recycling" shall have the same meaning as in the definition given in Article 3(7) of European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste(10);

(d) "recovery" shall mean any of the operations provided for in Annex II.B to Directive 75/442/EEC;

(e) "disposal" shall mean any of the operations provided for in Annex II.A to Directive 75/442/EEC;

(f) "recovery or disposal facility" shall mean a facility that requires a permit or registration pursuant to Articles 9, 10 or 11 of Directive 75/442/EC;

(g) "hazardous waste" shall mean any waste as defined in Article 1(4) of Council Directive 91/689/EEC of 12 December 1991 on hazardous waste(11);

(h) "non-hazardous waste" shall mean waste which is not covered by point (g);

(i) "incineration" shall mean thermal treatment of waste in an incineration plant as defined in Article 3(4) or a co-incineration plant as defined in Article 3(5) of Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 December 2000 on the incineration of waste(12);

(j) "landfill" shall mean a waste disposal site as defined in Article 2(g) of Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste(13);

(k) "capacity of waste incineration facilities" shall mean the maximum capacity to incinerate waste, in tonnes per annum or in gigajoules;

(l) "capacity of waste recycling facilities" shall mean the maximum capacity to recycle waste, in tonnes per annum;

(m) "capacity of landfills" shall mean the remaining capacity (at the end of the data reference year) of the landfill facility to dispose of waste in the future, measured in cubic metres;

(n) "capacity of other disposal facilities" shall mean the capacity of the facility to dispose of waste, measured in tonnes per annum.

Article 3

Collection of data

1. Member States shall, whilst complying with conditions as to quality and accuracy to be defined in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2), acquire the data necessary for the specification of the characteristics listed in Annexes I and II by means either of:

- surveys,

- administrative or other sources, such as the reporting obligations under Community legislation on waste management,

- statistical estimation procedures on the basis of samples or waste-related estimators, or

- a combination of these means.

In order to reduce response burdens, the national authorities and the Commission shall, subject to the limits and the conditions fixed by each Member State and by the Commission in their respective fields of competence, have access to administrative data sources.

2. In order to reduce the administrative burden on small enterprises, enterprises of less than 10 employees shall be excluded from surveys, unless they contribute significantly to the generation of waste.

3. Member States shall produce statistical results, following the breakdown set out in Annexes I and II.

4. The exclusion referred to in paragraph 2 must be consistent with the coverage and quality objectives as referred to in Section 7(1) of Annexes I and II.

5. Member States shall transmit the results, including confidential data, to Eurostat in an appropriate format and within a set period of time from the end of the respective reference periods, as laid down in Annexes I and II.

6. The treatment of confidential data and the transmission of such data as provided for in paragraph 5 shall be carried out in accordance with the existing Community provisions governing statistical confidentiality.

Article 4

Transitional period

1. During a transitional period the Commission may, at the request of a Member State and in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2), grant derogations from the provisions of Section 5 of Annexes I and II. This transitional period may not exceed:

(a) two years after the entry into force of this Regulation, for the production of results relating to Section 8(1)(1), Item 16 (Services activities) of Annex I and to Section 8(2) of Annex II;

(b) three years after the entry into force of this Regulation, for the production of results relating to Section 8(1)(1), Items 1 (Agriculture, hunting and forestry) and 2 (Fisheries) of Annex I.

2. The derogations referred to in paragraph 1 can be granted to individual Member States only for the data of the first reference year.

3. The Commission shall draw up a programme for pilot studies on waste from the economic activities referred to in paragraph 1(b) to be carried out by the Member States. The pilot studies shall aim to develop a methodology to obtain regular data which shall be governed by the principles of Community statistics, as laid down in Article 10 of Regulation (EC) No 322/97.

The Commission shall finance up to 100 % of the costs for conducting the pilot studies. On the basis of the conclusions of the pilot studies, the Commission shall adopt the necessary implementing measures in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2).

Article 5

Import and export of waste

1. The Commission shall draw up a programme for pilot studies on the import and export of waste to be carried out by Member States. The pilot studies shall aim at developing a methodology to obtain regular data which shall be governed by the principles of Community statistics, as laid down in Article 10 of Regulation (EC) No 322/97.

2. The Commission programme for pilot studies shall be consistent with the contents of Annexes I and II, particularly the aspects related to the scope and coverage of wastes, waste categories for the classification of waste, reference years and periodicity, taking into account the reporting obligations under Regulation (EEC) No 259/93.

3. The Commission shall finance up to 100 % of the costs for conducting the pilot studies.

4. On the basis of the conclusions of the pilot studies, the Commission shall inform the European Parliament and the Council of the possibilities of compiling statistics for the activities and characteristics covered by the pilot studies for import and export of waste. The Commission shall adopt the necessary implementation measures in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2).

5. The pilot studies shall be conducted at the latest within three years after the entry into force of this Regulation.

Article 6

Implementation measures

The measures necessary for the implementation of this Regulation, shall be adopted in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2). These shall include measures:

(a) for adjustment to economic and technical developments in the collection and statistical processing of data, as well as the processing and the transmission of results;

(b) for adaptation of the specifications listed in Annexes I, II and III;

(c) for the production of results in accordance with Article 3(2), (3) and (4), taking into account the economic structures and technical conditions in a Member State; such measures may allow an individual Member State not to report certain items in the breakdown, provided the impact on the quality of the statistics is proven to be limited. In all cases where exemptions are given, the total amount of waste for each item listed in sections 2(1) and 8(1) of Annex I shall be compiled;

(d) for the definition of the proper quality evaluation criteria and the contents of the quality reports as referred to in Section 7 of Annexes I and II;

(e) for setting out the appropriate format for the transmission of results by Member States within two years from the date of entry into force of this Regulation;

(f) for compiling the list for granting transitional periods and derogations to Member States, as specified in Article 4;

(g) for implementation of the results of the pilot studies, as specified in Article 4(3) and Article 5(1).

Article 7

Committee procedure

1. The Commission shall be assisted by the Statistical Programme Committee established by Council Decision 89/382/EEC, Euratom(14).

2. Where reference is made to this paragraph, Articles 5 and 7 of Decision 1999/468/EC shall apply, having regard to the provisions of Article 8 thereof.

The period laid down in Article 5(6) of Decision 1999/468/EC shall be set at three months.

3. The Committee shall adopt its rules of procedure.

4. The Commission shall transmit to the Committee set up by Directive 75/442/EEC the draft measures that it intends to submit to the Statistical Programme Committee.

Article 8

Report

1. The Commission shall, within five years after the date of entry into force of this Regulation and every three years thereafter, submit a report to the European Parliament and the Council on the statistics compiled pursuant to this Regulation and in particular on their quality and the burden on businesses.

2. The Commission shall, within two years after the date of entry into force of this Regulation, submit to the European Parliament and the Council a proposal abolishing overlapping reporting obligations.

3. The Commission shall, within two years after the entry into force of this Regulation, submit to the European Parliament and the Council a report on the progress of the pilot studies referred to in Article 4(3) and Article 5(1). If necessary, it shall propose revisions of the pilot studies, to be decided upon in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2).

Article 9

Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 25 November 2002.

For the European Parliament

The President

P. Cox

For the Council

The President

B. Bendtsen

(1) OJ C 87, 29.3.1999, p. 22, OJ C 180 E, 26.6.2001, p. 202 and amended proposal of 10 December 2001 (not yet published in the Official Journal).

(2) OJ C 329, 17.11.1999, p. 17.

(3) Opinion of the European Parliament of 4 September 2001 (OJ C 72 E, 21.3.2002, p. 32), Council Common Position of 15 April 2002 (OJ C 145 E, 18.6.2002, p. 85) and Decision of the European Parliament of 4 July 2002 (not yet published in the Official Journal), Decision of the Council of 14 November 2002.

(4) OJ L 52, 22.2.1997, p. 1 constitutes the reference framework for the provisions of this Regulation.

(5) OJ L 293, 24.10.1990, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 29/2002 (OJ L 6, 10.1.2002, p. 3).

(6) OJ L 184, 17.7.1999, p. 23.

(7) OJ L 30, 6.2.1993, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 2557/2001 (OJ L 349, 31.12.2001, p. 1).

(8) OJ L 226, 6.9.2000, p. 3. Decision as last amended by Council Decision 2001/573/EC (OJ L 203, 28.7.2001, p. 18).

(9) OJ L 194, 25.7.1975, p. 39. Directive as last amended by Commission Decision 96/350/EC (OJ L 135, 6.6.1996, p. 32).

(10) OJ L 365, 31.12.1994, p. 10.

(11) OJ L 377, 31.12.1991, p. 20. Directive as amended by Directive 94/31/EC (OJ L 168, 2.7.1994, p. 28).

(12) OJ L 332, 28.12.2000, p. 91.

(13) OJ L 182, 16.7.1999, p. 1.

(14) OJ L 181, 28.6.1989, p. 47.

ANNEX I

GENERATION OF WASTE

SECTION 1

Coverage

The statistics are to be compiled for all activities classified within the coverage of Sections A to Q, of NACE REV 1. These Sections cover all economic activities.

This Annex also covers:

(a) waste generated by households;

(b) waste arising from recovery and/or disposal operations.

SECTION 2

Waste categories

1. Statistics on the following waste categories are to be produced:

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2. In accordance with the reporting obligation under Directive 94/62/EC, the Commission will draw up a programme for pilot studies to be carried out on a voluntary basis by Member States in order to assess the relevance of including packaging waste entries (EWC-Stat Version 2) in the breakdown list set out in point 1. The Commission will finance up to 100 % of the costs for these pilot studies. On the basis of the conclusions of these pilot studies, the Commission will adopt the necessary implementation measures in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2) of this Regulation.

SECTION 3

Characteristics

1. Characteristics for the waste categories:

For each waste category listed in Section 2(1), the quantity of waste generated will be compiled.

2. Regionale characteristics:

Population or dwellings served by a collection scheme for mixed household and similar waste (NUTS 2 level).

SECTION 4

Reporting unit

1. The reporting unit to be used for all waste categories is 1000 tonnes of (normal) wet waste. For the waste categories "sludge" an additional figure for dry matter should be provided.

2. The reporting unit for regional characteristics should be the percentage of the population or dwellings.

SECTION 5

First reference year and periodicity

1. The first reference year is the second calendar year following the entry into force of this Regulation.

2. Member States shall furnish data for every second year after the first reference year.

SECTION 6

Transmission of results to Eurostat

The results are to be transmitted within 18 months of the end of the reference year.

SECTION 7

Report on the coverage and quality of statistics

1. For each item listed in Section 8 (activities and households), Member States will indicate the percentage to which the compiled statistics represent the universe of waste of the respective item. The minimum requirement for the coverage will be defined in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2) of this Regulation.

2. Member States will submit a quality report, indicating the degree of precision for the collected data. A description will be given on the estimations, aggregations or exclusions, and the way these procedures affect the distribution of waste categories, listed in Section 2(1) by economic activities and households, as referred to in Section 8.

3. The Commission will include the coverage and quality reports in the report provided for in Article 8 of this Regulation.

SECTION 8

Production of results

1. The results for the characteristics listed in Section 3(1), are to be compiled for:

1.1. the following Sections, Divisions, Groups and Classes of NACE REV 1:

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1.2. households

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2. For economic activities, statistical units are local units or kind-of-activity units, as defined in Council Regulation (EEC) No 696/93 of 15 March 1993 on the statistical units for the observation and analysis of the production system in the Community(1), according to each Member State's statistical system.

In the quality report, to be produced under Section 7, a description of how the chosen statistical unit affects the groupings of NACE REV 1 data distribution should be included.

(1) OJ L 76, 30.3.1993, p. 2. Regulation amended by the 1994 Act of Accession.

ANNEX II

RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL OF WASTE

SECTION 1

Coverage

1. The statistics are to be compiled for all recovery and disposal facilities which run any of the operations referred to in Section 8(2) and which belong to or are part of the economic activities according to the groupings of NACE REV 1, mentioned in Annex I, Section 8(1.1).

2. Facilities whose waste treatment activities are limited to the recycling of waste on the site where the waste was generated, are not covered by this Annex.

SECTION 2

Waste categories

The list of waste categories for which the statistics are to be compiled, according to each recovery or disposal operation as referred to in section 8(2), are the following:

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SECTION 3

Characteristics

The characteristics, for which the statistics are to be compiled on recovery and disposal operations, as referred to in Section 8(2) are set out in the table below.

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SECTION 4

Reporting unit

The reporting unit to be used for all waste categories is 1000 tonnes of (normal) wet waste. For the waste categories "sludge" an additional figure for dry matter should be provided.

SECTION 5

First reference year and periodicity

1. The first reference year is the second calendar year following the entry into force of this Regulation.

2. Member States shall furnish data for every second year, after the first reference year, for the facilities which are referred to in Section 8(2).

SECTION 6

Transmission of results to Eurostat

The results are to be transmitted within 18 months of the end of the reference year.

SECTION 7

Report on the coverage and quality of statistics

1. For the characteristics listed in Section 3, and for each item amongst the types of operations listed in Section 8(2) Member States will indicate the percentage to which the compiled statistics represent the universe of waste of the respective item. The minimum requirement for the coverage will be defined in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2) of this Regulation.

2. For the characteristics listed in Section 3 Member States will submit a quality report, indicating the degree of precision of the collected data.

3. The Commission will include the coverage and quality reports in the report provided for in Article 8 of this Regulation.

SECTION 8

Production of results

1. The results are to be compiled for each item amongst the types of operations listed in Section 8(2), according to the characteristics as referred to in Section 3.

2. List of Recovery and Disposal Operations; the codes refer to the codes in the Annexes to Directive 75/442/EEC:

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3. The Commission will draw up a programme for pilot studies, to be carried out on a voluntary basis by Member States. The pilot studies will aim to assess the relevance and feasibility of obtaining data on the amounts of waste conditioned by preparatory operations, as defined in Annexes II.A and II.B of Directive 75/442/EEC. The Commission will finance up to 100 % of the costs for conducting these pilot studies. On the basis of the conclusions of these pilot studies, the Commission will adopt the necessary implementation measures in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 7(2) of this Regulation.

4. Statistical units are local units or kind-of-activity units, as defined in Regulation (EEC) No 696/93, according to each Member State's statistical system.

In the quality report, to be produced under Section 7, a description of how the chosen statistical unit affects the groupings of NACE REV 1 data distribution should be included.

ANNEX III

WASTE STATISTICAL NOMENCLATURE

as referred to in Annex I, Section 2(1) and Annex II, Section 2 EWC-Stat REV 2 (mainly substance oriented waste statistical nomenclature)

01 compound wastes

01.1 Spent solvents

01.11 Halogenated spent solvents

1 Hazardous

aqueous solvent mixes containing halogens

chlorofluorocarbons

degreasing wastes containing solvents without a liquid phase

halogenated solvents and solvent mixes

organic halogenated solvents, washing liquids and mother liquors

other halogenated solvents

other halogenated solvents and solvent mixes

sludges containing halogenated solvents

sludges or solid wastes containing halogenated solvents

01.12 Non halogenated spent solvents

0 Non-hazardous

wastes from solvent extraction

1 Hazardous

aqueous solvent mixes free of halogens

other organic solvents, washing liquids and mother liquors

other solvents and solvent mixes

sludges containing other solvents

sludges or solid wastes containing other solvents

sludges or solid wastes free of halogenated solvents

solvent mixes or organic liquids free of halogenated solvents

solvents

solvents and solvent mixes free of halogenated solvents

01.2 Acid, alkaline or saline wastes

01.21 Acid wastes

0 Non-hazardous

cyanide-free wastes not containing chromium

acids

1 Hazardous

acidic pickling solutions

acids not otherwise specified

bleach solutions and bleach fixer solutions

cyanide-free wastes containing chromium

electrolyte from batteries and accumulators

fixer solutions

hydrochloric acid

nitric acid and nitrous acid

phosphoric and phosphorous acid

sulphuric acid

sulphuric acid and sulphurous acid

waste not otherwise specified

01.22 Alkaline wastes

0 Non-hazardous

alkalines

1 Hazardous

alkalis not otherwise specified

ammonia

calcium hydroxide

cyanidic (alkaline) wastes containing heavy metals other than chromium

cyanidic (alkaline) wastes which do not contain heavy metals

metal hydroxide sludges and other sludges from metal insolubilisation treatment

soda

solvent based developer solutions

wastes containing cyanide

wastes not otherwise specified

water based developer and activator solutions

water based offset plate developer solutions

01.23 Saline solutions

0 Non-hazardous

saline solutions containing sulphates, sulphites or sulphides

saline solutions containing chlorides, fluorides and halides

saline solutions containing phosphates and related solid salts

saline solutions containing nitrates and related compounds

1 Hazardous

waste from electrolytic refining

01.24 Other saline wastes

0 Non-hazardous

barite-containing drilling muds and wastes

carbonates

chloride-containing drilling muds and wastes

metallic oxides

phosphates and related solid salts

salts and solutions containing organic compounds

sludges from copper hydrometallurgy

solid salts containing ammonium

solid salts containing chlorides, fluorides and other halogenated solid salts

solid salts containing nitrides (nitrometallic)

solid salts containing sulphates, sulphites or sulphides

waste containing sulphur

waste from potash and rock salt processing

wastes not otherwise specified

1 Hazardous

metallic salts

other wastes

phosphatizing sludges

salt slags from secondary smelting

salts and solutions containing cyanides

sludges from zinc hydrometallurgy (including jarosite, goethite)

waste from treatment of salt slags and black drosses treatment

wastes containing arsenic

wastes containing mercury

wastes containing other heavy metals

01.3 Used oils

01.31 Used motor oils

1 Hazardous

chlorinated engine, gear and lubricating oils

non-chlorinated engine, gear and lubricating oils

other engine, gear and lubricating oils

01.32 Other used oils

0 Non-hazardous

oil-containing drilling muds and wastes

desalted sludges

sludges from plant, equipment and maintenance operations

sludges from grinding, honing and lapping

polishing sludges

wastes not otherwise specified

1 Hazardous

acid alkyl sludges

brake fluids

chlorinated emulsions

hydraulic oils containing only mineral oil

hydraulic oils, containing PCBs or PCTs

insulating or heat transmission oils and other liquids containing PCBs or PCTs

machining sludges

mineral insulating and heat transmission oils

non chlorinated emulsions

non chlorinated hydraulic oils (not emulsions)

non-chlorinated insulating and heat transmission oils and other liquids

oil waste not otherwise specified

other chlorinated hydraulic oils (not emulsions)

other chlorinated insulating and heat transmission oils and other liquids

other hydraulic oils

spent waxes and fats

synthetic insulating and heat transmission oils and other liquids

synthetic machining oils

tank bottom sludges

waste machining emulsions containing halogens

waste machining emulsions free of halogens

waste machining oils containing halogens (not emulsioned)

waste machining oils free of halogens (not emulsioned)

01.4 Spent chemical catalysts

01.41 Spent chemical catalysts

0 Non-hazardous

other spent catalysts

spent catalysts containing precious metals

spent catalysts e.g. from NOx removal

spent catalysts e.g. from removal of NOx

02 Chemical preparation wastes

02.1 Off-specification chemical wastes

02.11 Agrochemical product wastes

1 Hazardous

agrochemical wastes

inorganic pesticides, biocides and wood preserving agents

pesticides

02.12 Unused medicines

0 Non-hazardous

discarded chemicals and medicines

medicines

02.13 Paints, varnish, inks and adhesive wastes

0 Non-hazardous

aqueous liquid waste containing ink

aqueous liquid wastes containing adhesives and sealants

aqueous sludges containing adhesives and sealants

aqueous sludges containing ink

aqueous sludges containing paint or varnish

aqueous suspensions containing paint or varnish

dried ink

dye stuffs and pigments

hardened adhesives and sealants

hardened paints and varnishes

powder paints

waste coating powders

waste from paint or varnish removal

waste from water-based ink

waste from water-based paints and varnishes

waste printing toner (including cartridges)

wastes from water-based adhesives and sealants

wastes not otherwise specified

1 Hazardous

adhesives and sealants sludges containing halogenated solvents

adhesives and sealants sludges free of halogenated solvents

ink sludges containing halogenated solvents

ink sludges free of halogenated solvents

paint, inks, adhesives and resins

sludges from paint or varnish removal containing halogenated solvents

sludges from paint or varnish removal free of halogenated solvents

waste adhesives and sealants containing halogenated solvents

waste adhesives and sealants free of halogenated solvents

waste ink containing halogenated solvents

waste ink free of halogenated solvents

waste paints and varnish containing halogenated solvents

waste paints and varnish free of halogenated solvents

02.14 Other chemical preparation wastes

0 Non-hazardous

aerosols

bleaching sludges from hypochlorite and chlorine processes

bleaching sludges from other bleaching processes

detergents

industrial gases in high pressure cylinders, LPG containers and industrial aerosol containers (including halons)

photographic film and paper containing silver or silver compounds

waste from chemical treatment

waste from nitrogen chemical processes and fertiliser manufacture

wastes from preserving agents

wastes from production of silicon and silicon derivatives

wastes not otherwise specified

1 Hazardous

non-halogenated organic wood preservatives

organochlorinated wood preservatives

organometallic wood preservatives

inorganic wood preservatives

sludges containing mercury

discarded chemicals

photo chemicals

02.2 Unused explosives

02.21 Waste explosives and pyrotechnical products

1 Hazardous

fireworks waste

other waste explosives

02.22 Waste ammunition

1 Hazardous

waste ammunition

02.3 Mixed chemical wastes

02.31 Minor mixed chemical wastes

0 Non-hazardous

other waste containing inorganic chemicals, e.g. lab chemicals not otherwise specified, fire extinguishing powders

other waste containing organic chemicals, e.g. lab chemicals not otherwise specified

02.32 Chemical wastes mixed for treatment

0 Non-hazardous

premixed wastes for final disposal

02.33 Packaging polluted by hazardous substances

03 Other chemical wastes

03.1 Chemical deposits and residues

03.11 Tars and carbonaceous wastes

0 Non-hazardous

asphalt

wastes not otherwise specified

carbon black

anode scraps

wastes from the production of anodes for aqueous electrolytical processes

1 Hazardous

acid tars

other tars

tars and other carbon-containing wastes from anode manufacture

03.12 Oils/water emulsions sludges

1 Hazardous

bilge oils from inland navigation

bilge oils from jetty sewers

desalter sludges or emulsions

interceptor sludges

oil/water separator sludges

oil/water separator solids

other emulsions

waste from marine transport tank cleaning, containing chemicals

waste from railway and road transport tank cleaning, containing chemicals

waste from storage tank cleaning, containing chemicals

03.13 Chemical reaction residues

0 Non-hazardous

dregs and green liquor sludge (from black liquor treatment)

tanning liquor containing chromium

tanning liquor free of chromium

wastes not otherwise specified

1 Hazardous

aqueous washing liquids and mother liquors

halogenated still bottoms and reaction residues

non-vitrified solid phase

other still bottoms and reaction residues

03.14 Spent filtration and absorbent materials

0 Non-hazardous

sludges from decarbonation

spent activated carbon

saturated or spent ion exchange resins

solutions and sludges from regeneration of ion exchangers

1 Hazardous

activated carbon from chlorine production

filter cake from gas treatment

halogenated filter cakes, spent absorbents

other filter cakes, spent absorbents

saturated or spent ion exchange resins

solutions and sludges from regeneration of ion exchangers

spent activated carbon

spent filter clays

03.2 Industrial effluent sludges

03.21 Sludges from industrial processes and effluent treatment

0 Non-hazardous

anaerobic treatment sludges of animal and vegetal wastes

anaerobic treatment sludges of municipal and similar wastes

de-inking sludges from paper recycling

landfill leachate

sludges containing chromium

sludges free of chromium

sludges from on site effluent treatment

sludges not otherwise specified

wastes not otherwise specified

03.22 Sludges containing hydrocarbons

0 Non-hazardous

wastes not otherwise specified

1 Hazardous

aqueous liquid waste from oil regeneration

aqueous washing liquids

steam degreasing wastes

waste from marine transport tank cleaning, containing oil

waste from railway and road transport tank cleaning containing oil

waste from storage tank cleaning, containing oil

grease and oil mixture from oil/waste water separation

04 Radioactive wastes

04.1 Nuclear waste

04.11 Nuclear wastes

04.2 Spent ionising sources

04.21 Spent ionising sources

04.3 Equipment and products contaminated by radioactivity

04.31 Equipment and products contaminated by radioactivity

04.4 Soils contaminated by radioactivity

04.41 Soils contaminated by radioactivity

05 Health care and biological wastes

05.1 Infectious health care wastes

05.11 Human infectious health care wastes

0 Non-hazardous

body parts and organs including blood bags and blood preserves

1 Hazardous

other wastes whose collection and disposal is subject to special requirements in view of the prevention of infection

05.12 Animal infectious health care wastes

0 Non-hazardous

sharps

05.2 Non-infectious health care wastes

05.21 Non-infectious human health care wastes

05.22 Non-infectious animal health care wastes

05.3 Genetic engineering wastes

05.31 Genetic engineering wastes

1 Hazardous

other wastes whose collection and disposal is subject to special requirements in view of the prevention of infection

06 Metallic wastes

06.1 Ferrous metal waste and scrap

06.11 Ferrous metal waste and scrap

0 Non-hazardous

discarded moulds

ferrous metal filings and turnings

other ferrous metals particles

iron and steel

ferrous materials removed from bottom ash

06.2 Non-ferrous metal waste and scrap

06.21 Waste precious metal

1 Hazardous

waste containing silver from on-site treatment of photographic waste

06.22 Waste aluminium packaging

06.23 Other waste aluminium

0 Non-hazardous

aluminium

06.24 Copper waste

0 Non-hazardous

copper, bronze, brass

cables

06.25 Lead waste

0 Non-hazardous

lead

06.26 Other metal wastes

0 Non-hazardous

non-ferrous metal filings and turnings

other non-ferrous metal particules

zinc

tin

06.3 Mixed metal wastes

06.31 Mixed metallic packaging

0 Non-hazardous

metallic

small metals (cans etc)

other metals

06.32 Other mixed metallic wastes

0 Non-hazardous

wastes not otherwise specified

mixed metals

07 Non-metallic wastes

07.1 Glass wastes

07.11 Glass packaging

0 Non-hazardous

glass

07.12 Other glass wastes

0 Non-hazardous

waste glass

glass

07.2 Paper and cardboard wastes

07.21 Waste paper and cardboard packaging

0 Non-hazardous

paper and cardboard

07.22 Waste composite packaging carton

07.23 Other paper and cardboard wastes

0 Non-hazardous

fibre and paper sludge

wastes not otherwise specified

paper and cardboard

07.3 Rubber wastes

07.31 Used tyres

0 Non-hazardous

used tyres

07.32 Other rubber wastes

07.4 Plastic wastes

07.41 Plastic packaging wastes

0 Non-hazardous

plastic

07.42 Other plastic wastes

0 Non-hazardous

waste plastics (excluding packaging)

plastics particles

waste from the plastic convertor industry

plastic

small plastics

other plastics

07.5 Wood wastes

07.51 Wood packaging

0 Non-hazardous

wooden

07.52 Sawdust and shavings

0 Non-hazardous

sawdust

shavings, cuttings, spoiled timber/particle board/veneer

07.53 Other wood wastes

0 Non-hazardous

waste bark and cork

bark

wood

07.6 Textile wastes

07.61 Worn clothing

07.62 Miscellaneous textiles wastes

0 Non-hazardous

absorbents, filter materials, wiping cloths, protective clothing

clothes

non-halogenated wastes from dressing and finishing

textiles

wastes from composite materials (impregnated textile, elastomer, plastomer)

wastes from processed mixed textile fibres

wastes from processed textile fibres mainly of animal origin

wastes from processed textile fibres mainly of artificial or synthetic origin

wastes from processed textile fibres mainly of vegetable origin

wastes from unprocessed mixed textile fibres before spinning and weaving

wastes from unprocessed textile fibres and other natural fibrous substances mainly of vegetable origin

wastes from unprocessed textile fibres mainly artificial or synthetic

wastes from unprocessed textile fibres mainly of animal origin

1 Hazardous

halogenated wastes from dressing and finishing

07.63 Leather wastes

0 Non-hazardous

waste tanned leather (blue sheetings, shavings, cuttings, buffing dust) containing chromium

wastes from dressing and finishing

wastes not otherwise specified

08 Discarded equipment

08.1 Discarded vehicles

08.11 Discarded private cars

0 Non-hazardous

end of life vehicles

08.12 Other discarded vehicles

0 Non-hazardous

discarded vehicles

08.2 Discarded electrical and electronic equipment

08.21 Discarded major household equipment

08.22 Discarded minor household equipment

08.23 Other discarded electrical and electronic equipment

0 Non-hazardous

single-use cameras with batteries

single use cameras without batteries

other discarded electronic equipment (e.g. printed circuit boards)

electronic equipment (e.g. printed circuit boards)

08.3 Bulky household equipment

08.31 Bulky household equipment

08.4 Discarded machines and equipment components

08.41 Batteries and accumulators wastes

0 Non-hazardous

alkaline batteries

other batteries and accumulators

batteries

1 Hazardous

transformers and capacitors containing PCB or PCTs

lead batteries

Ni-Cd batteries

mercury dry cells

08.42 Spent catalytic equipment

0 Non-hazardous

catalysts removed from vehicles containing precious metals

other catalysts removed from vehicles

08.43 Other discarded machines and equipment components

0 Non-hazardous

wastes not otherwise specified

equipment containing chlorofluorocarbons

other discarded equipment

equipment containing chloroflurocarbons

1 Hazardous

fluorescent tubes and other mercury containing waste

09 Animal and vegetal wastes

09.1 Waste of food preparation and products

09.11 Animal waste of food preparation and products

0 Non-hazardous

animal tissue waste

sludges from washing and cleaning

fleshings and lime split waste

liming waste

organic matter from natural products (e.g. grease, wax)

09.12 Vegetal waste of food preparation and products

0 Non-hazardous

sludges from washing and cleaning

plant tissue waste

sludges from washing, cleaning, peeling, centrifuging and separation

materials unsuitable for consumption or processing

wastes not otherwise specified

wastes from washing, cleaning and mechanical reduction of the raw material

sludges from on-site effluent treatment

09.13 Mixed waste of food preparation and products

0 Non-hazardous

materials unsuitable for consumption or processing

oil and fat

organic compostable kitchen waste (including frying oil and kitchen waste from canteens and restaurants)

wastes not otherwise specified

09.2 Green wastes

09.21 Green wastes

0 Non-hazardous

waste from forestry exploitation

compostable wastes

09.3 Animal faeces, urine and manure

09.31 Slurry and manure

0 Non-hazardous

animal faeces, urine and manure (including spoiled straw), effluent, collected separately and treated off-site

10 Mixed ordinary wastes

10.1 Household and similar wastes

10.11 Household wastes

0 Non-hazardous

mixed municipal waste

10.12 Street cleaning wastes

0 Non-hazardous

waste from markets

street cleaning residues

10.2 Mixed and undifferentiated materials

10.21 Mixed packaging

0 Non-hazardous

mixed

10.22 Other mixed and undifferentiated materials

0 Non-hazardous

aqueous liquid waste from vitrified waste tempering

composite packaging

inorganic off-specification batches

organic off-specification batches

other inorganic wastes with metals not otherwise specified

photographic film and paper free of silver or silver compounds

solid wastes from ship cargoes

spent blasting grit

waste not otherwise specified

wastes whose collection and disposal is not subject to special requirements in view of the prevention of infection

wastes whose collection and disposal is not subject to special requirements in view of the prevention of infection (e.g. dressing, plaster casts, linen, disposable clothing, diapers)

welding wastes

10.3 Sorting residues

10.31 Vehicle shredder wastes

0 Non-hazardous

light fraction from automobile shredding

10.32 Other sorting residues

0 Non-hazardous

rejects from paper and cardboard recycling

shredder residues

non-composted fraction of municipal and similar wastes

non-composted fraction of animal and vegetable wastes

off specification compost

wastes not otherwise specified

screenings

11 Common sludges

11.1 Waste water treatment sludges

11.11 Sludges from treatment of public sewerage water

0 Non-hazardous

sludges from treatment of urban waste water

11.12 Biodegradable sludges from treatment of other waste water

0 Non-hazardous

sludges from on-site effluent treatment

waste from cooling columns

wastes not otherwise specified

sludges from the treatment of industrial waste water

wastes not otherwise specified

11.2 Sludges from purification of drinking and process water

11.21 Sludges from purification of drinking and process water

0 Non-hazardous

boiler feedwater sludges

sludges from water clarification

wastes not otherwise specified

11.3 Unpolluted dredging spoils

11.31 Unpolluted dredging spoils

0 Non-hazardous

dredging spoil

11.4 Cesspit contents

11.41 Cesspit contents

0 Non-hazardous

septic tank sludge

12 Mineral wastes

12.1 Construction and demolition wastes

12.11 Concrete, bricks and gypsum waste

0 Non-hazardous

wastes not otherwise specified

wastes from other cement-based composite materials

concrete

bricks

gypsum based construction materials

12.12 Waste hydrocarbonised road-surfacing material

0 Non-hazardous

asphalt containing tar

asphalt (not containing tar)

tar and tar products

1 Hazardous

insulation materials containing asbestos

12.13 Mixed construction wastes

0 Non-hazardous

other insulation materials

mixed construction and demolition waste

12.2 Asbestos wastes

12.21 Asbestos wastes

0 Non-hazardous

wastes from asbestos-cement manufacture

discarded equipment containing free asbestos

wastes from the asbestos processing industry

asbestos based construction materials

1 Hazardous

wastes containing asbestos from electrolysis

12.3 Waste of naturally occurring minerals

12.31 Waste of naturally occurring minerals

0 Non-hazardous

aqueous sludges containing ceramic materials

dusty and powdery waste

fresh-water drilling muds and wastes

other non-compostable wastes

red mud from the alumina production

soil and stones

soil from cleaning and washing beet

solid wastes from primary filtration and screening

tailings

waste from mineral metaliferous excavation

waste from mineral non-metaliferous excavation

waste from stone cutting and sawing

waste from the dressing of metalferous minerals

waste from the dressing of non-metalferous minerals

waste from washing and cleaning of minerals

waste gravel and crushed rocks

waste preparation mixture before thermal processing

waste sand and clays

wastes from desanding

wastes not otherwise specified

12.4 Combustion wastes

12.41 Waste from flue gas purification

0 Non-hazardous

calcium based reaction wastes from flue gas desulphurisation in sludge form

calcium based reaction wastes from flue gas desulphurisation in solid form

flue gas dust

other sludges from gas treatment

other solid wastes from gas treatment

sludges from gas treatment

solid wastes from gas treatment

1 Hazardous

aqueous liquid waste from gas treatment and other aqueous liquid wastes

flue gas dust

fly ash and other flue gas treatment wastes

sludges from gas treatment

solid waste from gas treatment

12.42 Slags and ashes from thermal treatment and combustion

0 Non-hazardous

aqueous sludges from boiler cleansing

bottom ash

bottom ash and slag

dross and skimmings (first and second smelting)

furnace dust

furnace slag

other particulates and dust

other particulates and dust (including ball mill dust)

other sludges

peat fly ash

phosphorous slag

pyrolysis wastes

slags (first and second smelting)

solid waste from gas treatment

unprocessed slag

waste from the processing of slag

wastes not otherwise specified

1 Hazardous

black drosses from secondary smelting

boiler dust

calcium arsenate

dross and skimmings (first and second smelting)

fly ash

oil fly ash

other particulates and dust

primary smelting slags/white drosses

skimmings

slags (first and second smelting)

12.5 Various mineral wastes

12.51 Artificial mineral wastes

0 Non-hazardous

alumina dust

aqueous suspensions containing ceramic materials

gypsum from titanium dioxide production

off specification calcium carbonate

other particulates and dust

phosphogypsum

tiles and ceramics

waste from calcination and hydration of lime

waste glass-based fibrous materials

wastes from spirits distillation

wastes not otherwise specified

12.52 Waste refractory materials

0 Non-hazardous

casting cores and moulds containing organic binders which have not undergone pouring

casting cores and moulds containing organic binders which have undergone pouring

furnace dust

spent linings and refractories

used carbon strips and fireproof materials from electrolysis

wastes not otherwise specified

1 Hazardous

spent pot linings

spent activated carbon from flue gas treatment

12.6 Contaminated soils and polluted dredging spoils

12.61 Polluted soils and rubble

1 Hazardous

oil spills

12.62 Polluted dredging spoils

13 Solidified, stabilised or vitrified waste

13.1 Solidified or stabilised waste

13.11 Solidified or stabilised waste

0 Non-hazardous

wastes stabilised/solidified with hydraulic binders

wastes stabilised/solidified with organic binders

wastes stabilised by biological treatment

13.2 Vitrified wastes

13.21 Vitrified wastes

0 Non-hazardous

vitrified wastes

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