Inert Waste EWC Code

contaminated-land-excavationInert Waste – A Definition

“Inert waste means waste that does not undergo any significant physical, chemical or biological transformations.

Inert waste will not dissolve, burn or otherwise physically or chemically react, biodegrade or adversely affect other matter with which it comes into contact in a way likely to give rise to environmental pollution or harm to human health.

The total leachability and pollutant content of the waste and the ecotoxicity of the leachate must be insignificant, and in particular not endanger the quality of surface water and/or groundwater.”

This is the WAMITAB (Waste Management Industry Training & Advisory Board) definition. Visit WAMITAB here.

Inert Waste EWC Code Table:

(This list may change periodically – the user shall ensure that he or she checks that the information below is current and valid.) inert waste criteria

A more comprehensive recent list if Inert Waste Codes is available here.


Inert Waste Acceptance Criteria

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