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Shipments of waste in Germany and Europe Approval for waste according to the "green" waste list

All waste for disposal and recovery to be transported across national borders must, in principle, be notified. The only exceptions are waste for recovery, which is listed in Annexes III, IIIA and IIIB and V Part 1 List B of the VVA and is to be transported within the EU. This exception also applies to imports and, in part, to the export of waste from or to EFTA countries (Iceland, Switzerland, Norway and Liechtenstein), to states that have ratified the Basel Convention and to most of the parties to OECD Council Decision C(2001)107. Only the so-called "general information obligations" apply to this waste.

For the types of waste listed below, the notification procedure for certain shipments does not have to be carried out, but the "General Information Obligations" referred to in Article 18 of the VVA apply. The completed form in accordance with Annex VII of the VVA must be carried with you during the transport of waste. Furthermore, a contract must be concluded between the person who arranges the shipment and the consignee, which must be effective at the beginning of the shipment and which must comply with the requirements of Article 18 paragraph 2 VVA. If the shipment fails or is illegal, the source of the shipment must take back the waste at his own expense or otherwise recycle it. He undertakes to do so in the Treaty. It also agrees, if necessary, to store the waste (see also Article 18(2) of the VVA). It is recommended that you also carry the contract during transport.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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