Apply for the provision to the inspection body for biowaste investigations in waste management Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

If you want to act as an examination body for bio-waste investigations in waste management, you must be renamed by the competent authority.

If you want to check treatment plants for biowaste to ensure that hygiene procedures are carried out there in accordance with the regulations and that requirements regarding pollutants and other parameters are complied with, you must apply to the competent authority to designate you as the examination body. The provision applies to the entire federal territory.

Proof and information on the required expertise, independence, reliability and equipment must be submitted. After inquiries from the competent authority, further documents may have to be provided. If you are active nationwide, the authority may require that you submit a valid accreditation for compliance with the requirements of DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005, which refers to the parameters and test procedures in accordance with Annexes 2 and 3 BioAbfV.

  • Written form required: Yes
  • Personal appearance necessary: No


They have the necessary expertise, independence, reliability and equipment. You have submitted the application in the country in which you have your place of business. If the latter is abroad, please submit the application in the country in which you intend to carry out this activity as a priority.

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  • § 3 paragraph 8 sentence 1 as well as paragraph 8a and 8b Biowaste Ordinance (BioAbfV)
  • § 4 paragraph 9 sentence 1 Biowaste Ordinance (BioAbfV)
  • § 9 paragraph 2 sentence 6 Biowaste Ordinance (BioAbfV)
  • § 6.6 sentence 1 and para. 7 and 8 Waste Wood Ordinance (AltholzV)
  • § 24 abs. 2 Landfill Ordinance (DepV)
  • § 5 paragraph 3 no. 1 Federal Immision Protection Act (BImSchG)

You submit an informal application to the authority of the country in which you have your place of business for designation as an examination body for bio-case examinations. Please attach the necessary documents. If necessary, the authority will request further application documents. After examination by the competent authority, you will receive a written notification as to whether the designation is carried out as an examination body. The authority may provide the provision with a reservation of revocation, a time limit, conditions, conditions and conditions and the reservation of conditions.

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