Compost - special records of production and import

General information

Compost producers and/or importers must keep records on:

  • Type, quantity, origin of the wastes taken over
  • Designation of the compost batch
  • Used wastes and additives
  • Separated parts in the composting process
  • Epidemiologic assessment
  • Finished compost
  • Buyers of composts

PLEASE NOTE Producers and/or importers of compost must continue to keep records on the compost handed over to customers.

Required documents

Proof and documents according to  Annex 6 of the Kompostverordnung


The records shall be kept continuously.


No costs accrue for making it available.

Legal basis


There is no special procedure to be followed.


See Description of the subject matter.

Responsible department

The Federal Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management

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