Wastes collected from households
Residues arising from the incineration of household wastes
Plastic waste, including mixtures of such waste, with the exception of the following:
▪ Polyethylene (PE)
- Plastic waste almost exclusively11 consisting of one cured resin or condensation product, including but not limited to the following resins:
- Plastic waste almost exclusively11 consisting of one of the following fluorinated polymers:12
▪ Polyvinylfluoride (PVF)
▪ Mixtures of plastic waste, consisting of polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and/or polyethylene terephthalate (PET), provided they are destined for separate recycling13 of each material and in an environmentally sound manner and almost free from contamination and other types of wastes.10
5 This amendment to Annex II whereby one new entry was added entered into force on 24 March 2020 (depositary notification C.N. 432.2019), reflecting decision BC-14/12 adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its fourteenth meeting. For information on the status of individual Parties in relation to the amendment/s, please see the Status of Ratifications page on the Basel Convention website.
6 This entry becomes effective as of 1 January 2021.
7 Parties can impose stricter requirements in relation to this entry.
8 Note the related entry on list A A3210 in Annex VIII.
9 Recycling/reclamation of organic substances that are not used as solvents (R3 in Annex IV, sect. B) or, if needed, temporary storage limited to one instance, provided that it is followed by operation R3 and evidenced by contractual or relevant official documentation.
10 In relation to “almost free from contamination and other types of wastes”, international and national specifications may offer a point of reference.
11 In relation to “almost exclusively”, international and national specifications may offer a point of reference.