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Waste directory OECD

Search the OECD waste directory by code (e.g. AC_xxx) or keyword.

  • AA 010 Dross, scalings and other wastes from the manufacture of iron and steel
  • AA 060 Vanadium ashes and residues
  • AA 190 Magnesium waste and scrap that is flammable, pyrophoric or emits, upon contact with water, flammable gases in dangerous quantities
  • AB 030 Wastes from non-cyanide based systems which arise from surface treatment of metals
  • AB 070 Sands used in foundry operations
  • AB 120 Inorganic halide compounds, not elsewhere specified or included
  • AB 130 Used blasting grit
  • AB 150 Unrefined calcium sulphite and calcium sulphate from flue gas desulphurisation (FGD)
  • AC 060 Hydraulic fluids
  • AC 070 Brake fluids
  • AC 080 Antifreeze fluids
  • AC 150 Chlorofluorocarbons
  • AC 160 Halons
  • AC 170 Treated cork and wood wastes
  • AC 250 Surface active agents (surfactants)
  • AC 260 Liquid pig manure; faeces
  • AC 270 Sewage sludge
  • AC 300 Plastic waste, including mixtures of such wastes, containing or contaminated with Appendix 1 constituents, to an extent that it exhibits an Appendix 2 characteristic
  • AD 090 Wastes from production, formulation and use of reprographic and photographic chemicals and materials not elsewhere specified or included
  • AD 100 Wastes from non-cyanide based systems which arise from surface treatment of plastics
  • AD 120 Ion exchange resins
  • AD 150 Naturally occurring organic material used as a filter medium (such as bio-filters)
  • RB 020 Ceramic based fibres of physico-chemical characteristics similar to those of asbestos
  • GB 040 Slags from precious metals and copper processing for further refining
  • GC 010 Electrical assemblies consisting only of metals or alloys.
  • GC 020 Electronic scrap (e.g. printed circuit boards, electronic components, wire, etc.) and reclaimed electronic components suitable for base and precious metal recovery.
  • GC 030 Vessels and other floating structures for breaking up, properly emptied of any cargo and other materials arising from the operation of the vessel which may have been classified as a dangerous substance or waste
  • GC 050 Spent Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Catalysts (e.g.: aluminium oxide, zeolites)
  • GF 010 Ceramic wastes which have been fired after shaping, including ceramic vessels (before and/or after use)
  • GG 030 Bottom ash and slag tap from coal fired power plants
  • GG 040 Coal fired power plants fly ash
  • GH 013 Polymers of vinyl chloride
  • GN 010 Waste of pigs', hogs' or boars' bristles and hair or of badger hair and other brush making hair
  • GN 020 Horsehair waste, whether or not put up as a layer with or without supporting material
  • GN 030 Waste of skins and other parts of birds, with their feathers or down, of feathers and parts of feathers (whether or not with trimmed edges) and down, not further worked than cleaned, disinfected or treated for preservation