Law and legislation

The European Waste Shipment Regulation, EWSR is known as Europese Verordening Overbrenging Afvalstoffen, EVOA in the Netherlands.

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).