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Waste: In brief -

informs about the state of the environment and reveals the links between driving forces, pressures, environmental quality, impacts and responses.

Guide to waste: Keywords A – Z -

Information about the environmental impacts, separate collection and disposal of different types of waste can be found here.

Waste Statistics -

Waste statistics, notes on the methodology of waste statistics

Transboundary movements of waste (valid for the Principality of Liechtenstein and Switzerland) -

The procedures to control the measures are regulated in the Ordinance on Movements of Waste (VeVA) and the DETEC Ordinance on Lists for the Movements of Waste. The VeVA also implements the ordinances of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal and the provisions of the OECD Decision on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Waste.

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Last updated on: 01.09.2015

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