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Brexit: European Commission issues “readiness notice for stakeholders” regarding UK-EU waste shipments from 1st January 2021

  • 02 July 2020
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The European Commission has just published a notice on the “Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and the EU Rules in the Field of Transboundary Shipments of Waste”, which provides more explanations on the issue of UK-EU waste shipments after the end of the Brexit transitional period from 1 January 2021. The notice warns stakeholders to consider waste streams currently destined for disposal in the United Kingdom and adapt them in light of this notice. The notice explains rules on notification, and rules for Northern Ireland, the IE/NI Protocol. General information on EU shipments of waste and the management of specific waste streams are available on the website: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/index.htm  

 

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