• Waste export controls tool

Waste export controls tool

This tool will help you to identify the appropriate classification code for waste which is intended for export and the regulatory controls which apply to exports of those wastes to certain countries.

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Please note: This guide sets out the Environment Agency’s interpretation of the requirements of the Waste Shipments Regulation only and does not take into account any other domestic/EU legislation, commercial or local controls which may apply in States of transit or destination. You should also be aware that other States may adopt a different interpretation in relation to waste classification.
If you are exporting waste, it is your responsibility to ensure that the waste shipped is appropriately classified and that all applicable controls are complied with. We therefore advise that before shipping waste you make appropriate checks with the other States concerned and seek independent legal advice on the applicable controls.