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  European Waste Catalogue (EWC) – for coding waste

EWC code for my waste type

SEPA has produced an alphabetical list of waste types with their relevant EWC codes. The Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste is a useful tool to identify the correct EWCread more

  [january-16.pdf]

…uses an EWC code and is designed to help operators complete waste site returns and consignment notes. The guidance is split into various sections with a `how to' and detailed guidance for specific waste management activities, providing each with a possible list of commonly used EWC codes for each… read more

  Domestic type waste from healthcare premises

…target="_blank">Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste An alphabetical list of waste types with their corresponding EWC codes.

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  Moving and transferring hazardous/special waste

…href="http://www.sepa.org.uk/media/162682/sepa-waste-thesaurus.pdf" target="_blank">Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste An alphabetical list of waste types with their corresponding EWC codes.

Cross-border movements of hazardous/special waste

All hazardous waste produced… read more

  What is hazardous/special waste?

…target="_blank">SEPA: Special waste guidance (Scotland)

Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste An alphabetical list of waste types with their corresponding EWC codes

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  Importing or exporting green list waste

…Catalogue (EWC) waste codes and Basel Convention code for each consignment to identify each type of waste - mixed wastes are often not green listed.

NIEA: Guidance on the EWC and… read more

  Duty of care - Your waste responsibilities

EWC codes, also known as list of wastes codes, classify waste materials by what they are and how they are produced. Hazardous Waste - Consolidated List of Waste (see Appendix A) EWC Codes Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste An alphabetical list of waste types with their corresponding EWCread more

  Hazardous / special waste

…waste guidance (Northern Ireland) SEPA: Special waste guidance (Scotland) Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste An alphabetical list of waste types with their corresponding EWC codes Producing and storing hazardous/special waste All businesses that produce waste have a duty of care to make… read more

  More waste materials (E-W)

…catalogue code 18 01 04 Example description: Offensive waste - human healthcare waste that has been determined by assessment to present no risk of infection. Further information Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste An alphabetical list of waste types with their corresponding EWC codes.read more

  More storage handling & transport of waste

…consignment note, including the European Waste Catalogue (EWC) code. This is sometimes called the lists of waste code. Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste An alphabetical list of waste types with their corresponding EWC codes. Consolidated version of the European Waste Catalogue (Adobe… read more

  Importing or exporting waste under notification controls

…transported in a safe and environmentally sound way

  • avoid mixing waste types and use the correct European Waste Catalogue (EWC) waste codes and Basel Convention code for each consignment
  • check and keep evidence that the receivers have recovered the waste in an environmentally sound… read more

  •   Pharmaceutical waste

    …target="_blank">Waste Thesaurus: SEPA guidance for coding waste An alphabetical list of waste types with their corresponding EWC codes.

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