Factsheet: Regulation on recovery and disposal of wood waste

Regulation on recovery and disposal of wood waste

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Regulation on requirements for recovery and disposal of waste wood (AltholzV)
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Verordnung über Anforderungen an die Verwertung und Beseitigung von Altholz
Description: 
The Ordinance lays down criteria for used wood intended for the manufacture of wood-based panels. In addition to the limit values for potential pollutants a visual control for the quality of the material is foreseen.
Goal/Aim: 
regulate recovery and disposal of waste wood

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1994
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2015