Waste type approval

Approval procedure

The waste delivered in Sovreco’s disposal plant are subjected to a careful and thorough control with the type-approval procedure, compulsory to check the compatibility between waste and dumps.

Before accepting in the dump, disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste, Sovreco’s qualified personnel will proceed with the waste type-approval on the basis of received evidence. In particular, will be assessed:

  • Waste fact sheet;
  • The result of recent physicochemical analyses;
  • Waste representative sample;

Simultaneously to type-approval release, shall be assigned to waste an identification number, including the EWC code, type and waste producer.

The admission of waste in the treatment plant will be done in compliance of clearance benchmarks.

Delivery of waste in landfill

Maker/ holder after finishing characterisation of waste and after evaluated the admissibility in landfill for non-hazardous or hazardous waste, has to submit to Sovreco Ltd, for each type of waste, the following technical specifications:

  • Responsibility statement issued and signed by maker in its original form (in case of legal entity by its legal representative) on Sovreco’s pre-printed form (Mod. 04RESP) with a trade delegation in the event that the contract has to be concluded with an intermediary instead of the producing;

  • Waste identification sheet issued and signed by maker in its original form (in case of legal entity by its legal representative) and by technical supervisor of waste management, on Sovreco’s pre-printed form (Mod. 04WIS); attaching identification documents of both sides. In case of waste coming from entities with clearance for blending operations, reprocessing and preliminary storage of waste, on the basis of Legislative Decree No 152/06, shall be submitted, as an addition to 04WIS, an identification sheet for each waste;

  • Waste analysis certificate in its original form (this certificate shall be not more than three months old from request date);

  • No 2 waste sample properly packed in two different containers by certifying and ensuring compliance with a declaration of responsibility (Model for sample forwarding letter Mod. 04SFL) for batch of waste the maker wants to dispose in Sovreco’s dump;

  • No 2 waste sample properly packed in two different and appropriate containers with attached the sampling report;

  • Safety sheets (potential) of hazardous substances used or otherwise originated in production process or in a phase of it from which waste derived;

  • Declaration of origin (for packaging, selection screening material, mixtures, etc) issued and signed in its original form by maker (in case of legal entity by its legal representative) or by technical supervisor of waste management; to this declaration will be attached copy of valid identification document of subscriber

  • Declaration for green tax reduction (potential) issued and signed in its original for by waste maker (in case of legal entity by its legal representative); to this declaration, will be attached copy of valid identification document of subscriber.


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