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1 Unique UK-NL collaboration: e-tool for end-of-waste Diana Bradford Environment Agency 2 nd March 2015

2 waste production residue (non-waste) end of waste by- product What is end of waste? markets product specifications processing environmental and human health risks Assess: £s

3 Why end of waste matters economic sales revenue £15-£30m and landfill cost savings £4m over 10 years environmental 24,000 tonnes per year diverted from landfill resources domestically-sourced phosphates, not quarried carbon savings 20,000 tonnes over 10 years meat and bone meal ash as a fertiliser

4 Ways to achieve end of waste WFD Article 6(1) CL:AIRE Code of Practice Case by Case Quality Protocols WFD Article 6(4)

5 Case by case submissions RegulatorApplicant Quality of applicationsLack of clarity Resource requirementsLength of time to review Dilution v RecoveryRobustness of opinion National requirementsInternational trading

6 EQual programme EU Life funded programme on end of waste “Improving confidence in waste-derived products” IsItWaste? web tool – end of waste assessment

7 Building the tool Start Market Assessment Do you have customer contracts in place? YesNo Upload evidence Established market? No Yes Market conditions not met Next question… Possible outcomes:  Is a Product  Is a By-Product  Is a Waste  Has achieved End of Waste  Is likely to be a Waste  PDF Summary Report

8 IsItWaste? web tool User perspective: –Self-assess, with submit to Regulator option –Summary report Regulator perspective –Improved content and layout of submissions –Clearer guidance so businesses “do the right thing” –Supports training for staff, improves consistency Purchaser perspective –Confidence in the waste-derived product –Report is auditable

9 EU engagement End of waste Regulators’ forum Transfrontier shipment of wastes Product standards Member States interested in: - Sharing approaches - Guidance and training - Helping businesses do the right thing

10 Thank You https://isitwaste.org/ afval/toetsing-afval/ https://isitwaste.org/ afval/toetsing-afval/


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