Meaning of waste

Meaning of waste guidance:

'Waste' is defined in the Waste Framework Directive 2008 (rWFD) as any substance or object which the holder discards or intends or is required to discard. See Practice...

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Disposal is one of the key waste management elements of the rWFD Directive 2008/98/EC and together with recovery comprise waste 'treatment'. The correct classification of...

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Determining whether or not a substance or object is waste is a complex process. See Practice Note: Meaning of waste—what is waste? End-of-waste status...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Determining whether or not a substance or object is waste is a complex process. See Practice Note: Meaning of waste—what is waste? Part of that process may involve...

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Recovery is one of the key waste management elements of the revised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (rWFD Directive) and together with disposal operations comprise...

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Determining what is waste under the revised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (rWFD) is a complex process. See Practice Note: Meaning of waste—what is waste? Some...

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The ECJ has identified factors from which it may be possible to infer the holder's intent to discard. However, no single factor is conclusive. Whether or not a substance...

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Any substance or object is capable of being waste. Determining whether or not a substance or object is waste is complex, and has significant legal and economic...

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Title Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on waste and repealing certain Directives (Waste Framework...

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