Year 2019 is ending and there were many events, big and small. We tried to identify the most important facts that let a mark and, probably, will be diriment also during the coming 2020.

Waste sector has been characterized by two main topics:

1) End of waste legislation: a new amendment to art. 184-ter of Italian waste legislation (D.Lgs. 152/06) entered in force in November

2) The classification of hazardous waste and mirror-entry waste. The European Court of justice in March 2019 defined the waste classification procedure that close an Italian trial started in 2017

However, there are still many aspects that shall be clarified and probably the next year ISPRA (the national EPA) and SNPA (the coordination body of regional EPA) will draft specific guidelines.

At the following link the main news that characterized the past year 2019