Below you will find an overview of the legal framework concerning national and international waste transports.
National transports: waste transports within Germany are possible. But not all terminals are allowed to handle waste, so please contact our specialist for waste before starting transports.
International transports: even in Europe waste can be transported. As in Germany, not all terminals are allowed to handle waste and not every railway undertaking can transport waste. So please contact our specialist for waste in advance as well.
Transport of waste to and from Italy:
Since most waste is currently transported to and from Italy at present, please refer to the information provided by our Italian partner company Mercitalia Intermodal.
Italy: 'REN' National electronic register for the traceability of waste from february, 13th 2019
After the abolition of the SISTRI, the so-called "REN" will be established on 13.02.2019 for the traceability of waste. It is the national electronic waste traceability register managed directly by the Ministry of Environment, Soil and Marine. The time limits, the type of registration and the costs are determined by a corresponding decree.
The following subjects have to register:
- Corporations and companies treating waste, i. Activities of recovery or disposal including preparation for recovery or disposal;
- Producers / producers of hazardous waste;
- Corporations and companies collecting or transporting hazardous waste;
- Corporations and companies acting as intermediaries and distributors of hazardous waste;
- Consortia established for the recovery and recycling of certain types of waste
and referring to non-hazardous waste:
- anyone who collects and transports waste professionally;
- Traders and agents of waste without their possession;
- Enterprises and entities as first-generators of non-hazardous waste arising from industrial and craft activities and waste recycling and disposal activities; for sludges resulting from drinking water, other water treatments, wastewater treatment and flue gas separation (as defined in art. 184 (3), subparagraphs c), d) and g) of the G.V. 152/2006).
More information on this topic can be found on the homepage of the chamber of commerce of Bozen in German and Italian language.
Italy: SISTRI stopped from January, 1st 2019
Germany: realignment of the Closed Substance Cycle and waste Management Act (KrWG) as from June 1st 2012
With the realignment of the KrWG from June 1st collectors, carriers, merchants and brokers of waste have to give a notice to the competent authority before starting the activity of their business.
The new KrWG differs only after the dangerousness of waste. From June 1st in Germany no waste can be transported without a notice or permission to or of the competent authority.
Transport Licences (TgV) issued until May 31st 2012 are valid and no new notice to the competent authority is necessary.
Further information and a formular can be found on the homepage of the ZKS-Abfall. As a matter of fact, that page can only be found in German.
Germany: eANV (electronic waste proof act) as from April 1st 2010
Detailed information concerning the eANV you can find on the homepage of the ZKS-Abfall. As a matter of fact, that page is only available in German.
Additional annex IC from July 16th 2008 to regulation EC 1013/2006 for completing the notification and movement documents
On July 16th 2008, the Official Journal of the European Union published as EC No. 669/2008 the completing annex IC of Regulation EC 1013/2006 on shipment of waste. Herein necessary explanations for completing the notification and movement document are given.
New European Regulation 1013/2006 for waste transports
We would like to inform you that since July 12th 2007, the new European Regulation 1013/2006 for the shipment of waste is in force. The documents for the notification and the transport have changed and a new document has come:
- document "Annex I A" (document of notification)
- document "Annex I B" (accompanying document)
- document "Annex VII" (information document regarding the consignments listed in the article 3 (2) and (4))
Here you will find the text of the Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2006 on shipment of waste. Transports running under an 'old' notification remain unchanged.
Transportation of waste to and from Italy
Waste transports to and from Italy
Since most waste is currently transported to and from Italy at present, please refer to the following information provided by our Italian partner company Cemat. This information describes the operational procedures.
- CEMAT information letter on licensing (German - Italian)
- Form 1 - allegato 1 Antragsformular - authorisation formular (German - Italian)
- Form 2 - allegato 2 prospetto 1 (Italian language)
- Form 3 - allegato 3 Beschreibung des Abfalles - description of the waste (Italian language)
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