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Cross-border Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (SOR/2021-25)

Regulations are current to 2022-07-25 and last amended on 2021-10-31. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 1(Section 1, subsections 2(1), 3(1) and (2), and 4(1), subparagraphs 4(2)(g)(ii) and (3)(g)(ii), (h)(iv) and (i)(ii), subsections 5(1) and (2), subparagraphs 14(1)(i)(iii) and (j)(iii), paragraph 14(1)(s), clauses 14(1)(u)(iii)(A) and (v)(iii)(A), subsection 17(1), paragraph 17(3)(a), subparagraphs 26(1)(j)(iii) and (k)(iii), paragraph 26(1)(t), clauses 26(1)(v)(iii)(A) and (w)(iii)(a), subsection 29(1), paragraph 29(3)(a), clause 78(1)(a)(iii)(B) and Schedule 3)

PART 1

Disposal Operations

Column 1Column 2
ItemDisposal CodeOperation
1D1Release into or onto land, other than by an operation that bears any of the disposal codes D3 to D5 and D12.
2D2Land treatment, such as biodegradation of liquids or sludges in soil.
3D3Deep injection, such as injection into wells, salt domes, mines or naturally occurring repositories.
4D4Surface impoundment, such as placing liquids or sludges into pits, ponds or lagoons.
5D5Specially engineered landfilling, such as placement into separate lined cells that are isolated from each other and the environment.
6D6Release into water, other than a sea or ocean, other than by an operation that bears the disposal code D4.
7D7Release into a sea or ocean, including sea-bed insertion, other than by an operation that bears the disposal code D4.
8D8Biological treatment, not otherwise set out in this Schedule.
9D9Physical or chemical treatment, not otherwise set out in this Schedule, such as calcination, neutralization or precipitation.
10D10Incineration or thermal treatment on land.
11D11Incineration or thermal treatment at sea.
12D12Permanent storage.
13D13Interim blending or mixing, before an operation that bears any of the disposal codes D1 to D12.
14D14Interim repackaging, before an operation that bears any of the disposal codes D1 to D12.
15D15Interim storage, before an operation that bears any of the disposal codes D1 to D12.
16DC1Release, including the venting of compressed or liquified gases, or treatment, other than by an operation that bears any of the disposal codes D1 to D12.
17DC2Testing of a new disposal technology.

PART 2

Recycling Operations

Column 1Column 2
ItemRecycling CodeOperation
1R1Use as a fuel in an energy recovery system when the net heating value of the recyclable material is at least 12 780 kJ/kg.
2R2Recovery or regeneration of substances that have been used as solvents.
3R3Recovery of organic substances that have not been used as solvents.
4R4Recovery of metals and metal compounds.
5R5Recovery of inorganic material other than metals or metal compounds.
6R6Regeneration of acids or bases.
7R7Recovery of components used for pollution abatement.
8R8Recovery of components from catalysts.
9R9Re-refining or re-use of used oil, other than by an operation that bears the recycling code R1.
10R10Land treatment resulting in agricultural or ecological improvement.
11R11Use of residual material obtained by an operation that bears any of the recycling codes R1 to R10 and RC1.
12R12Interim exchange of a recyclable material for another recyclable material before recycling by an operation that bears any of the recycling codes R1 to R11 and RC1.
13R13Interim accumulation before recycling by an operation that bears any of the recycling codes R1 to R11 and RC1.
14RC1Recovery or regeneration of a substance, other than by an operation that bears any of the recycling codes R1 to R10.
15RC2Testing of a new recycling technology.
16RC3Interim storage before an operation that bears any of the recycling codes R1 to R11 and RC1.
 
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