Waste management: investigation centres (test laboratories and measuring points)

The aim of the Circular Economy Act (KrWG) is to conserve natural resources and ensure environmentally sound disposal (i.e. primarily recovery or disposal) of waste. The ecologically and economically optimised management of resources (including waste) is characterised by resource-saving production methods and methods for the prevention and recovery of waste. Measurements (investigations) are necessary to ensure compliance with these requirements. Investigations after the Sewage Sludge Ordinance (AbfKlärV), Waste Oil Ordinance (AltölV), Biowaste Ordinance (BioAbfV), Reclaimed Wood Ordinance (AltholzV) may only be carried out by experts or investigative bodies designated, that is to say notified, by the competent authority. The transnational "Waste Module", which regulates the notification of inspection bodies as well as the requirements for the identification and regular control of the technical competence of inspection bodies (measuring and testing bodies), sets out the requirements for the quality of inspection bodies (measuring and testing bodies) in accordance with the above-mentioned regulations. Specialist module Waste see:

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The applicant must submit, among other things, the following application documents: Curriculum vitae, certificates of vocational training, evidence of the previous professional activity of the laboratory manager and his representative Information on the number and qualifications of employees, equipment Proof of accreditation Proof of successful ring trial participation Copy of the permit for working with pathogens in accordance with Section 44 of the Infection Protection Act (if required for requested examination task) Designation of sites with tasks within the meaning of the application Identity and legal norm (copy of the commercial register extract) Existing accreditations in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 will be taken into account as proof of competence, provided that they are valid and applicable and complete for the requested investigation task.

application forms, Information on the application and content of the application documents can be found at

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Disclosure criteria for investigating bodies in MV: - Personnel occupation- Guarantee of equipment-technical requirements - Internal and external analytical quality assurance via quality management - Ensuring the guarantee of the investigations qualitatively and quantitatively according to Parameters and assignment values of the legal regulations - Employment of samplers with professional qualifications

The notification granted applies to the entire territory of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Sewage Sludge Ordinance (AbfKlärV) for sewage sludge: according to Section 3 (5) and 6 for floor: according to Section 3 (2) and 4 Waste Oil Ordinance (AltölV) in accordance with Section 5 (2) Biowaste Ordinance (BioAbfV) for bio-waste: according to Section 3 (8) and Section 4 (9) for floor: according to Section 9 (2) Reclaimed Wood Ordinance (AltholzV) pursuant to Section 6 (6)

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State Office for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Geology MV (LUNG M-V), Güstrow

After the application has been submitted by the investigating bodies, the subject-matter of the application is examined for completeness, possibly subsequent request of documents, technical examination and decision-making. After a notification notice has been issued, the notification is made in the search system for measuring points and experts (ReSyMeSa).

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Ministry of Economy, Labour and Health Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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