Waste management law

  • Distinction between waste and product, admissible recovery, end of waste, distinction of by-products
  • Hazardous waste – Declassification proceedings
  • Permisson for setting up and operating waste treatment plants, e.g. thermal recovery plants, sorting and treatment plants, C/P plants, biogas facilities, mobile facilities or landfill facilities
  • Optimized approval of modification of waste treatment facilities
  • Permission of operating tests and pilot operations
  • IPPC plant delimitation and adjustment
  • EIA permisson and declaratory proceedings
  • Seveso III legislation; consulting based on industrial facility and hazardous substances law
  • Hazardous area declaration for Seveso III facilities in zoning plans
  • Permission, start-up, shut-down and post closure care of backfill sites
  • Declaratory proceedings (consolidation of existing permissions, range of existing permissions)
  • Obtaining permit for waste collecting and treatment entities
  • Approval of waste recovery systems
  • Cross-border shipment of waste–notification proceedings
  • Obligation to offer waste and contractual protection (disposal contracts)
  • Compulsory treatment, registration and reporting obligations (Electronic Data Management)
  • Administrative orders: polluter and land owner liability
  • Handling of environmental liability cases
  • Administrative criminal proceedings and criminal court proceedings
  • Counselling for associations and authorities