european waste list

Waste | Resources

Waste types

Several large trash cans

Wastes are classified according to their composition and origin, whereby the types of waste comprise (in commen terms) household waste, bulky waste, commercial waste and construction waste. read more

Waste | Resources

Waste classification

Glass container contains white glass bottles, but also plastic waste

Systems for the classification of waste have been developed and designed according to different principles . The classification can be based on substance or on source of generation. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment