Shipments of waste in Germany and Europe Approval for waste according to the "green" waste list Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

As a company, would you like to transport waste across national borders? Then the regulations of the EC Regulation on shipments of waste apply to you.

All waste for disposal and recovery that is to be shipped across national borders must in principle be notified. The only exception is waste for recovery, which is listed in Annexes III, IIIA and IIIB as well as V Part 1 List B of the VVA and is to be shipped within the EU. This exception also applies to the import and partly to the export of waste from or to EFTA States (Iceland, Switzerland, Norway and Liechtenstein), to States that have ratified the Basel Convention, and to most of the States 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 does not have to be carried out for certain shipments, but the "general information obligations" in accordance with Article 18 of the VVA apply. The completed form in accordance with Annex VII of the VVA must be carried with you when transporting waste. Furthermore, a contract must be concluded between the person who initiates the shipment and the consignee, which must be effective at the beginning of the shipment and which must meet the requirements of Article 18 paragraph 2 VVA in terms of content. If the shipment fails or is illegal, the operator of the shipment must take back or otherwise recover the waste at his own expense. He undertakes to do so in the contract. It also undertakes, if necessary, to temporarily store the waste (see also Article 18 paragraph 2 VVA). It is recommended to carry the contract with you during transport.

Form and contract according to Article 18 of EU Regulation 1013/2006 (See Annex VII of EU Regulation 1013/2006)

Related Links

  • SAM Notification Brochure
  • NGS - Notification
  • Form name: Form and contract according to Article 18 of EU Regulation 1013/2006 (See Annex VII of EU Regulation 1013/2006)
  • Online procedure possible: no
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance required: no

Preconditions

The waste is listed in Annex III of EU Regulation 1013/2006,

  • the waste is recovered,
  • there is no prohibition according to? Chapter 6 of EU Regulation 1013/2006,
  • duly executed form and contract according to Article 18 of EU Regulation 1013/2006 (See Annex VII of EU Regulation 1013/2006)
  • Contract for the recovery of the waste between you as the initiator of the shipment and the consignee in accordance with Article 18 of EU Regulation 1013/2006
  • NGS - Notification

Related Links

  • Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 on shipments of waste (VVA)
  • Waste Shipment Act (AbfVerbrG)
  • Umweltbundesamt - Consolidated waste lists

Responsible for the content
Lower Saxony Ministry of the Environment

Last update or date of publication
18.11.2020