Factsheet: Material decree

Material decree

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Material decree - Decree of 23 December 2011 concerning the sustainable management of material chains and waste streams
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Materialendecreet - Decreet van 23 december 2011 betreffende het duurzaam beheer van materiaalkringlopen en afvalstoffen
Description: 
The material decree is based on a comprehensive view of the material chain that is essential to find an answer to the waste issue. The decree anchors sustainable materials management in Flanders. The decree implements the European Framework Directive (EC) 2008/98 on waste management in Flanders.
Goal/Aim: 
Sustainable materials and waste management.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
OVAM

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014