The Commission is currently carrying out an evaluation of the of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 on shipments of waste (Waste Shipment Regulation – WSR), incl. Regulation (EC) No 1418/2007, to identify good and bad practices in its implementation and assess whether it has met its objectives using the criteria of: (i) effectiveness, (ii) efficiency, (iii) coherence, (iv) relevance and (v) EU added value. The roadmap of this evaluation was published in January 2017 and feedback on this roadmap was received until March 2017.
A study in support of the evaluation of the WSR was launched in April 2017 to last for a period of 18 months. In the course of this study a first workshop was held on 11 January 2018 (see the report of the meeting). A second workshop is planned for September 2018. To assess the performance and suitability of the WSR consultation of stakeholders is also undertaken. This consultation is part of a wider consultation exercise that includes inter alia targeted consultations and interviews (see consultation strategy).
Source: DG Environment