Guidance on Soil and Stone By-products

Summary: The purpose of the guidance is to inform economic operators how to prevent waste soil and stone by classifying it as a by-product in accordance with the legislation and the EPA’s regulatory approach to determinations on soil and stone by-products. This guidance document covers soil and stone only.

Published: 2019

Pages: 14

Filesize: 363 KB

Format: pdf


Article 27 of the European Communities (Waste Directive) Regulations 2011 allows economic operators to decide that a substance or object produced by them is a by-product, and not a waste. Soil and stone is typically produced in excavations for construction.