The Danish Government's Action Plan for Circular Economy
The plan constitutes the national plan for the prevention and management of waste for 2020-2032
Electronical waste (WEEE) and batteries (BAT)
Find more information about the Danish implementation of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive) and the directive on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries (BAT).
Shipments of waste
Transboundary movement of waste is regulated in Regulation 1013/2006 on shipment of waste. Under these rules waste can either be shipped as greenlisted waste or the waste has to be notified.
Shipment of used electronics
Find guidance documents to the rules on shipments of used electronics and guidelines for test of functionality and proper packaging before shipment.
Port Waste Reception Facilities in Danish Ports
The list of reception facilities for waste in Danish ports is now part of a greater HELCOM system, that includes ports from other Baltic countries. This part of the Danish EPA’s homepage has thus been transferred to HELCOM’s homepage on the following address:
The statistics give a detailed description of the quantity of waste generated in Denmark broken down on waste types and treatment options.