Working Group 2 - Waste Crime

A working group exploring the major causes of non-compliance with the Waste Shipment Regulation (1013/2006) and the issues these create for efficient and effective prosecution and adjudication. This includes the practical effects of the amendment to the Waste Shipment Regulation (implemented in May 2014) as seen by prosecutors and judges. The group will operate from 2016-19 and its outputs will comprise:

  • a written report on the barriers and solutions to effectively tackling offences under the Waste Shipment Regulation, in particular the issues prosecutors and judges encounter in practice in interpretation and practical application of that Regulation
  • presentations on the working group’s interim and final findings
  • suite of training materials addressing the matters set out above, and including:
    • training presentations
    • case studies
    • guidance on minimum standards and best practice
    • a database of European waste crime cases


For more details on this Working Group, including recent activities and the presentation delivered at the 2017 annual conference in Oxford, please see the interim report below.