Strengthened Waste Shipment Adopted


June 2014

The Council of the European Union implemented an amendment to the waste shipment regulation 1013/2006/EC on 6 May 2014.

The Amendment aims to prevent illegal waste shipments from the EU to developing countries by requiring Member States to establish inspection plans from January 2017. (See previous news item). The amendment will enter into force on 1 January 2016.

Source: Perchards/Sagis