The category includes slaughter waste and animal remains in category 3 according to Regulation no. 674/2017. This refers to all slaughter waste from healthy animals, as well as bones and other animal remains from meat processing plants, canteens, kitchens, etc. Down and feathers also fall into this category.
Waste shall be delivered in a container that meets the requirements of Regulation no. 674/2017 for the transport of slaughter waste. A container shall be left in Álfsnes ready for transport and retrieved in consultation with a weighing employee in Álfsnes.
Materials must be delivered as fresh as possible and undamaged and without foreign objects, e.g. metals, plastics, etc. Feathers should be mixed with offal and other products from poultry slaughter. Loads may not contain anything else. See further information on classification 1-3. in Attachment 1, Section 4 of the Regulation.
Loads that do not meet the requirements may be rejected. A special surcharge, 30% of the charge for cargo, which will never be lower than the minimum charge to the landfill, is imposed if waste and / or delivery is not in accordance with the reception conditions
What happens to the material?
The material is transported for recycling at Kjötmjölsverksmiðjan Orkugerðin ehf, Heiðargerði 5, Selfoss, where meat flour and fat are processed.
A "commercial document" specifying the type of material and risk category shall be submitted to Orkugerðin electronically and Orkugerðin's employees record the weight of the cargo in the relevant document and confirm its receipt.
The "commercial document" is accessible to the waste owner and carrier at Orkugerðin via web access.
If a defect is not found until after the material has been placed in Orkugerðin's silo, the sender shall pay the costs resulting from the defect.