Waste, noxious substances and emissions

Do you want to dispose of a special waste material? Proper waste disposal and systematic reduction of noxious substances and emissions protect the environment and the climate. Here you will find government services and information about proper handling of various kinds of waste, emissions and noxious substances.

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Animal carcasses and animal by-products Disposal

Here you will find information on the disposal of animal carcasses and animal by-products.

Apply for a waste producer number

For a clear allocation of your waste generation facilities, you must state the facility numbers issued by the competent authority as part of the waste verification procedure.

Apply for exemption from the obligation to maintain records and registers for waste management operators

If you dispose of waste or are involved in disposal processes for which you must keep proper records and a register, you can apply to the competent authority for exemption from this obligation to keep records and/or registers.

Calculate and set wastewater levy

Do you discharge wastewater into surface water or groundwater? Then you have to pay a levy to the Free State of Thuringia. For this purpose, you should submit the declarations (forms) required for the assessment of the levy to the responsible office.

Continuous measurement of large combustion, gas turbine and internal combustion engine plants

You must submit the results of the continuous measurements annually to the relevant authorities for verification.

Discharge of wastewater into private wastewater systems Permit

If you want to discharge commercial/industrial wastewater into a private wastewater facility or sewer system, you usually need a permit.

Discharge of wastewater into public sewage systems Permit

If you want to discharge commercial/industrial wastewater into a public wastewater facility or sewer system, you usually need a permit.

Disposal of sales packaging: Dual System -Determination

You would like to operate a nationwide system for the disposal of packaging waste? Then you must apply for an official permit for this.

Explosive ordnance disposal

Anyone who finds explosive ordnance, such as ammunition, bombs or grenades, must report this immediately to the competent authority.

Hand in residual waste for disposal

Would you like to dispose of residual waste? This is the responsibility of your local waste disposal company, which is also responsible for the disposal of residual waste in addition to the various types of separate waste collection.

Have proof of disposal confirmed in the basic procedure

Are you subject to the obligation to keep records of waste and must have a waste disposal certificate approved? Then under certain circumstances you will need an officially confirmed waste disposal certificate.

Keep waste registers and records of whereabouts

Do you generate, collect, dispose of or transport waste that is subject to commercial waste records? If so, you are subject to the waste verification procedures under waste law.

Measure large combustion, gas turbine and internal combustion engine plants individually

You must submit measurement reports on air pollutant emissions to the competent authority for review.

Noise protection

see immission control (immissions/emissions)

Noise protection / noise remediation on federal trunk roads and state highways - request reimbursement of expenses for necessary passive noise protection measures

If you are affected by traffic noise from a federal trunk road or state highway, you can apply for reimbursement of expenses for necessary passive noise protection measures (installation of noise protection windows) under certain conditions.

Noise protection: use of work equipment between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. - special permit

The Federal Immission Control Act (Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetz -BImSchG) in conjunction with the Equipment and Machinery Noise Control Ordinance (Geräte- und...

Non-profit and commercial collections of waste - notification procedure

You would like to collect non-profit or commercially recyclable waste from private households? Then you must notify the competent body at least three months before the start of the collection.

Notification of facilities for the storage and filling of liquid manure, slurry, solid manure or silage leachate

If you want to build or significantly change a facility for storing and filling liquid manure, slurry, solid manure or silage leachate, you may have to notify the competent authority.

Obtain advice on the prevention, recycling and disposal of waste

The chambers of industry and commerce, chambers of agriculture and chambers of crafts advise companies on waste prevention and recycling. They provide information on legal obligations such as the separate collection, return and disposal of waste.

Offset wastewater levy

You have to pay a wastewater levy for discharging wastewater into a surface water/groundwater and have invested in the new construction/expansion of wastewater facilities/feeding systems. You apply to the assessment authority for offsetting of these expenses.

Report contamination of road drainage facilities for removal

As a citizen/administration, you can report contamination of street drainage facilities.

Report wild garbage for disposal

If you wish to report litter or illegally disposed garbage, you can contact the relevant authority and they will initiate the disposal.

Request information on contaminated sites or soil protection cadastre

You would like to know whether there is a suspicion of contaminated sites or harmful soil changes on a property? Then you can apply for information from the register of contaminated sites at the responsible authority.

Shipment of waste in Germany and Europe Consent for waste according to the "yellow" waste list and all other waste destined for disposal

As a company, you would like to transport waste across national borders? Then the regulations of the EC regulation on the shipment of waste apply to you.

Shipments of waste in Germany and Europe Consent for waste under the "green" waste list

As a company, you would like to transport waste across national borders? Then you are subject to the regulations of the EC Regulation on the Shipment of Waste.

Soil protection

Along with water and air, soil is an indispensable basis of life for humans, animals and plants. It fulfills a variety of functions. Among other things, soil is essential for the...

Submit collective waste disposal certificate in the privileged procedure

Under certain conditions, you can use the privileged procedure for your collective waste disposal certificate.

Submit measurement report on continuous measurements of air pollutants at other installations

If you operate certain industrial or commercial facilities that require a permit, you may have to check compliance with limit values for pollutant emissions by means of continuous measurements and prepare a measurement report on the results.

Submit measurement report on individual measurements of air pollutants at plants for the biological treatment of waste

If you operate a plant for the biological treatment of waste, you must have the air pollutant emissions checked regularly by means of individual measurements.

Submit proof of disposal in the privileged procedure

Under certain conditions, you can use the privileged procedure for your proof of disposal.

Submitting an emissions declaration as the operator of an installation requiring a permit

As the operator of certain installations requiring a permit, you are required to declare the air emissions emitted by your installations. The emissions declaration must be submitted online.

Third party inspectors for commercial waste Announcement

If, as a recognized body, you wish to carry out third-party inspections at waste pretreatment plant operations under the Commercial Waste Ordinance, you must be a notified body.

Waste disposal number Issue

For a clear assignment of your waste disposal facilities, you must specify the facility numbers issued by the competent authority.

Waste incineration and measure the co-incineration continuously

You must submit the results of the continuous measurements annually to the relevant authorities for verification.

Waste incineration and measure the co-incineration individually

You must submit measurement reports on air pollutant emissions to the competent authority for review.

Waste law

Waste law encompasses all legal norms relating to waste. According to the Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act (KrWG), waste is defined as any material or object that its...

Waste Shipments in Germany and Europe Consent

As a company, you would like to transport waste across national borders? Then the regulations of the EC Regulation on the Shipment of Waste apply to you.

Wastewater fee

Wastewater charges are levied on the basis of municipal statutes. The amount varies locally. The wastewater charge is payable on an ongoing basis for the service provided. There...

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