5. Waste and wastewater management



Capacity treshold


Installations for the recovery or disposal of hazardous waste 

Receiving 10 tonnes per day


Installations for the incineration of non-hazardous waste in the scope of Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 December 2000 on the incineration of waste (2) 

With a capacity of 3 tonnes per hour


Installations for the disposal of non-hazardous waste 

With a capacity of 50 tonnes per day


Landfills (excluding landfills of inert waste and landfills, which were definitely closed before 16.7.2001 or for which the after-care phase required by the competent authorities according to Article 13 of Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste (3) has expired)

Receiving 10 tonnes per day or with a total capacity of 25 000 tonnes


Installations for the disposal or recycling of animal carcasses and animal waste 

With a treatment capacity of 10 tonnes per day


Urban waste-water treatment plants 

With a capacity of 100 000 population equivalents


Independently operated industrial waste-water treatment plants which serve one or more activities of this annex

With a capacity of 10.000 m3 per day (4)

(2) OJ L 332, 28.12.2000, p. 91.

(3) OJ L 182, 16.7.1999, p. 1. Directive as amended by Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003.

(4) The capacity threshold shall be reviewed by 2010 at the latest in the light of the results of the first reporting cycle.