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First Schedule

*extraction from the Environmental Quality Act 1974(ACT 127) and Subsidiary Legislation.


SW 1 Metal and metal-bearing wastes

SW 101  : Waste containing arsenic or its compound

SW 102  : Waste of lead acid batteries in whole or crushed form

SW 103  : Waste of batteries containing cadmium and nickel or mercury or lithium

SW 104  : Dust, slag, dross or ash containing arsenic, mercury, lead, cadmium, chromium, nickel, copper, vanadium, beryllium, antimony, tellurium, thallium or selenium excluding slag from iron and steel factory

SW 105  : Galvanic sludges

SW 106  : Residues from recovery of acid pickling liquor

SW 107  : Slags from copper processing for further processing or refining containing arsenic, lead or cadmium

SW 108  : Leaching residues from zinc processing in dust and sludges form

SW 109  : Waste containing mercury or its compound

SW 110  : Waste from electrical and electronic assemblies containing components such as accumulators, mercury-switches, glass from cathode-ray tubes and other activated glass or polychlorinated biphenyl-capacitors, or contaminated with cadmium, mercury, lead, nickel, chromium, copper, lithium, silver, manganese or polychlorinated biphenyl



SW 2 Wastes containing principally inorganic constituents which may contain metals and organic materials

SW 201  : Asbestos wastes in sludges, dust or fibre forms

SW 202  : Waste catalysts

SW 203  : Immobilized scheduled wastes including chemically fixed, encapsulated, solidified or stabilized sludges

SW 204  : Sludges containing one or several metals including chromium, copper, nickel, zinc, lead, cadmium, aluminium, tin, vanadium and beryllium

SW 205  : Waste gypsum arising from chemical industry or power plant

SW 206  : Spent inorganic acids

SW 207  : Sludges containing fluoride



SW 3 Wastes containing principally organic constituents which may contain metals and inorganic materials

SW 301  : Spent organic acids with pH less or equal to 2 which are corrosive or hazardous

SW 302  : Flux waste containing mixture of organic acids, solvents or compounds of ammonium chloride

SW 303  : Adhesive or glue waste containing organic solvents excluding solid polymeric materials

SW 304  : Press cake from pretreatment of glycerol soap lye

SW 305  : Spent lubricating oil

SW 306  : Spent hydraulic oil

SW 307  : Spent mineral oil-water emulsion

SW 308  : Oil tanker sludges

SW 309  : Oil-water mixture such as ballast water

SW 310  : Sludge from mineral oil storage tank

SW 311  : Waste of oil or oily sludge

SW 312  : Oily residue from automotive workshop, service station oil or grease interceptor

SW 313  : Oil contaminated earth from re-refining of used lubricating oil

SW 314  : Oil or sludge from oil refinery plant maintenance operation

SW 315  : Tar or tarry residues from oil refinery or petrochemical plant

SW 316  : Acid sludge

SW 317  : Spent organometallic compounds including tetraethyl lead, tetramethyl lead and organotin compounds

SW 318  : Waste, substances and articles containing or contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) or polychlorinated triphenyls (PCT)

SW 319  : Waste of phenols or phenol compounds including chlorophenol in the form of liquids or sludges

SW 320  : Waste containing formaldehyde

SW 321  : Rubber or latex wastes or sludges containing organic solvents or heavy metals

SW 322  : Waste of non-halogenated organic solvents

SW 323  : Waste of halogenated organic solvents

SW 324  : Waste of halogenated or unhalogenated non-aqueous distillation residues arising from organic solvents recovery process

SW 325  : Uncured resin waste containing organic solvents or heavy metals including epoxy resin and phenolic resin

SW 326  : Waste of organic phosphorus compound

SW 327  : Waste of thermal fluids (heat transfer) such as ethylene glycol



SW 4 Wastes which may contain either inorganic or organic constituents

SW 401  : Spent alkalis containing heavy metals

SW 402  : Spent alkalis with pH more or equal to 11.5 which are corrosive or hazardous

SW 403  : Discarded drugs containing psychotropic substances or containing substances that are toxic, harmful, carcinogenic, mutagenic or teratogenic

SW 404  : Pathogenic wastes, clinical wastes or quarantined materials

SW 405  : Waste arising from the preparation and production of pharmaceutical product

SW 406  : Clinker, slag and ashes from scheduled wastes incinerator

SW 407  : Waste containing dioxins or furans

SW 408  : Contaminated soil, debris or matter resulting from cleaning-up of a spill of chemical, mineral oil or scheduled wastes

SW 409  : Disposed containers, bags or equipment contaminated with chemicals, pesticides, mineral oil or scheduled wastes

SW 410  : Rags, plastics, papers or filters contaminated with scheduled wastes

SW 411  : Spent activated carbon excluding carbon from the treatment of potable water and processes of the food industry and vitamin production

SW 412  : Sludges containing cyanide

SW 413  : Spent salt containing cyanide

SW 414  : Spent aqueous alkaline solution containing cyanide

SW 415  : Spent quenching oils containing cyanides

SW 416  : Sludges of inks, paints, pigments, lacquer, dye or varnish

SW 417  : Waste of inks, paints, pigments, lacquer, dye or varnish

SW 418  : Discarded or off-specification inks, paints, pigments, lacquer, dye or varnish products containing organic solvent

SW 419  : Spent di-isocyanates and residues of isocyanate compounds excluding solid polymeric material from foam manufacturing process

SW 420  : Leachate from scheduled waste landfill

SW 421  : A mixture of scheduled wastes

SW 422  : A mixture of scheduled and non-scheduled wastes

SW 423  : Spent processing solution, discarded photographic chemicals or discarded photographic wastes

SW 424  : Spent oxidizing agent

SW 425  : Wastes from the production, formulation, trade or use of pesticides, herbicides or biocides

SW 426  : Off-specification products from the production, formulation, trade or use of pesticides, herbicides or biocides

SW 427  : Mineral sludges including calcium hydroxide sludges, phosphating sludges,calcium sulphite sludges and carbonates sludges

SW 428  : Wastes from wood preserving operation using inorganic salts containing copper,chromium or arsenic of fluoride compounds or using compound containing chlorinated phenol or creosote

SW 429  : Chemicals that are discarded or off-specification

SW 430  : Obsolete laboratory chemicals

SW 431  : Waste from manufacturing or processing or use of explosives

SW 432  : Waste containing, consisting of or contaminated with peroxides

SW 5 Other wastes

SW 501  : Any residues from treatment or recovery of scheduled wastes

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