Amount of other wastes generated (Annex II: Y46-Y47)
Amount of hazardous wastes exported
Amount of other wastes exported
Amount of hazardous wastes imported
Amount of other wastes imported
1) The estimate of hazardous waste arisings in the UK is 5,315,698 metric tons which is taken from data collected under the Special Waste Regulations 1996 (as amended) and the Special Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998. Under these Regulations all domestic movements of 'special waste' are tracked by consignment notes. The definition of hazardous waste for domestic movement used within these Regulations is derived from EC Directive 91/689/EC on hazardous waste and Decision 94/904 EC, which sets out an EC hazardous waste list Article 1(4) of the 1991 Directive allows EC Member States to go beyond EC hazardous waste lists. The UK has taken up this option through setting out criteria by which waste, not on the hazardous waste list but possessing one or more of a limited number of hazardous waste properties, is also recorded as hazardous. The figures are only estimates as hazardous waste arisings may be double-counted if they are subject to more than one movement. There will also be hazardous waste arisings on-site which do not need to be tracked and are thus not included in the data.
National definition of waste used for the purpose of transboundary movements of waste exists in Uzbekistan.
Waste is the rest of raw materials, articles, which were generated during the production of goods, energy, implementation of works (services) and lost initial consumer characteristics completely or partly (waste of production) and articles and materials, which lost their consumer characteristics as a result of their physical depreciation and obsolescence (waste of consumption). (Document 118.0027714.60-97: Nature protection)
National definition of hazardous waste used for the purpose of transboundary movements of waste exists in Uzbekistan.
Hazardous waste is waste containing substances, which have one of the hazardous characteristics (toxic, contagious, explosive, flammable, high-reactive) and are present in such quantity and kind that are direct or potential danger to the environment, life and health of people themselves as well as during the getting in touch with other substances or environment. (Document 118.0027714.60-97: Nature protection)
There are no wastes defined as, or considered to be hazardous wastes by national legislation in accordance with Art. 1, para 1(b) of the Basel Convention.
In Uzbekistan there are no wastes other than those pursuant to Art. 1 (1)a and/or Art. 1 (1)b of the Basel Convention that require special consideration when subjected to transboundary movement.
Restrictions on Transboundary Movement
Amendment to the Basel Convention
The amendment to the Basel Convention (Decision III/1) has not been implemented in Uzbekistan.
Restrictions on transit and export and import for final disposal and for recovery
Uzbekistan has no restrictions on the transit and export and import of hazardous wastes and other wastes for final disposal and for recovery.
National policy of hazardous industrial and municipal waste management is described in "Environmental Implementation Program in the Republic of Uzbekistan for 1999-2005" adopted by the Resolution 469 of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan (20 October 1999).
Legislation, regulations and guidelines
"Plan of realization of activities for the National Center establishment for the working-out of programs of sustainable and environmentally sound productions" was worked-out and adopted by the Resolution 273-f of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan (15 June 1999).
Economic instruments/ initiatives
Payment for the releasing of the contaminating substances into the environment and disposal of waste in the Republic of Uzbekistan was introduced from 1 January 2002. Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. 490 (31 December 2001) "Forecast of main macroeconomic indices and National Budget of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2002."
Measures taken by industries/waste generators
Transboundary Movement Reduction Measures
Legislation, regulations and guidelines
Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. 151 (19 April 2000) "About control of import and export of hazardous products and wastes to the Republic of Uzbekistan and from its territory."
Dumping of solid municipal wastes in the special rubbish-heaps of the cities and settlements; Directed at isolation of wastes and preventing contaminating substances getting into the environment and further using of these wastes.; D1
Dumping of hazardous industrial wastes in the bowels of the earth; Directed at isolation of wastes and preventing contaminating substances getting into the environment and further using of these wastes; D1
Dumping in the specially equipped repositories with the isolated surface; Closed or semi-closed pools for keeping liquid industrial wastes; D5
Rendering of hazardous industrial wastes at the works where they were produced; Treatment of wastes which leads to the reduction or liquidation of their hazardous effects; R3,R5
Transmission of hazardous industrial wastes to other enterprises for utilization and treatment; Using of these wastes as secondary raw material, fuel, fertilizer and others; R4
Bilateral, Multilateral or Regional Agreements
Multilateral agreement; Agreement to regulate transboundary shipments of dangerous wastes and their disposal; the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States; 12.04.1996 -
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