Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC)
The Landfill Directive (EU Directive 99/31/EC) places controls on waste disposal which include the requirements to follow waste acceptance procedures and criteria agreed by the Council of the EU. The waste acceptance procedures and criteria are set out in the Council Decision (2003/33/EC), and in Schedule 10 of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010. Further information on WAC is available from the Environmental Agency.
If you believe that the waste you need to dispose of should go to a landfill then you need to establish if the waste meets the acceptance criteria of the disposal site. ELAB provide the following standard test suites to BS 12457-3 :