Law and legislation

Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 on shipments of waste

Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on shipments of waste and translations of the EEC Regulation 1013/2006 in Dutch, German and French

Third country regulation

Third country regulation (EC 1418/2007), including it's updates of 2008 (EC 740/2008) and 2009 (EC 967/2009), which sets out the procedure for the export of waste to countries that are not members of the OECD for the Regulation (EC) 1013/2006 as well as the text of the Regulation EC No. 837/2010, the last update of the third country regulation.

On the website of DG Trade, further information about the third-country regulation, and the response from countries that are not member of the OECD, can be found.

The Landelijk Afvalbeheer Plan (National Waste Management Plan; LAP) sets out the policy in the Netherlands with respect to the import and export of waste (in Dutch only).

English translation of the The National Waste Management Plan (pdf), policy framework.