Why is waste sorted?

Why is waste sorted?

Why is waste sorted?

The sorting of waste and recycling allow, above all, to save natural resources. Instead of extracting new resources from the Earth’s soil or subsoil (sand, oil, etc.), we use existing material (such as packaging) to produce new objects and packaging.

Where does selective sorting waste go?

According to the national instructions, the gray bin concerns household waste, the green bin glass packaging, the yellow bin packaging to be deposited in bulk (bricks, cardboard, plastic, metal) and the blue bin all paper (newspapers, magazines , books, notebooks, envelopes, etc.).

What is cross-border shipment of waste?

As part of this procedure, the national center for cross-border waste transfers examines the files submitted on Gistrid, the dedicated website. Specific texts for end-of-life ships, subject to cross-border transfer for recycling End-of-life ships are considered as waste.

What is the Waste Transfer Inspection Plan?

The waste shipment inspection plan responds to the need to plan controls correctly in order to fight effectively against illegal shipments (art. 50 of regulation no. ). Based on a risk assessment, it determines in particular the objectives and priorities of the inspections.

How does waste shipment control work?

Regulation (EC) No of amended by Regulation (EU) No of reinforces and specifies the procedures for monitoring waste shipments. During inspections, the competent services verify that: the load corresponds to the waste declared.

What is recycled waste?

Today, almost all of us have access to a selective collection system for our waste. In 2016, 68% of our packaging (cans, milk cartons, washing powder bottles, water bottles, etc.) was recycled.