|Legal name||Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2002 on waste statistics|
|Short name||Waste Statistics Regulation|
|Issued by||European Parliament and Council|
|URL to issuer||http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/|
|Parent legislative instrument|
|Abstract||The objective of the Waste Statistics Regulation (WStatR) is to ensure better monitoring of effective implementation of Community policy on waste management with regular, comparable, current and representative data on the generation, recycling, re-use and disposal of waste. The different categories of waste and the characteristics for which the statistics are to be compiled (quantity of waste handled, generation of waste by economic activities and households, waste management operations, etc.) are reviewed in detail in the tables (Annexes) attached to the Regulation. The data on which the statistics are based shall be collected by means of administrative sources, surveys (obligatory for businesses with more than 10 employees), statistical estimation procedures or combination of these means.|
|DG Env review of reporting theme||Noise|
|Geographic scope||European Union|
The Regulation is amended by:
Commission Regulation (EC) No 574/2004 of 23 February 2004 amending Annexes I and III to Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste statistics (CELEX No 32004R0574).
Commission Regulation (EC) No 783/2005 of 24 May 2005 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste statistics (CELEX No 32005R0783).
Regulation (EC) No 1893/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 establishing the statistical classification of economic activities NACE Revision 2 and amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 as well as certain EC Regulations on specific statistical domains (CELEX No 32006R1893).
The Regulation is supplemented by:
Commission Regulation (EC) No 782/2005 of 24 May 2005 setting out the format for the transmission of results on waste statistics (CELEX No 32005R0782).
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1445/2005 of 5 September 2005 defining the proper quality evaluation criteria and the contents of the quality reports for waste statistics for the purposes of Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council (CELEX No 32005R1445).