Export waste HS Codes

Waste export documentation requires customs codes, commonly referred to as HS codes

The key explanation page for these are here.

You can find the specific HS code here.

Some examples are as follows:

Plastic waste comes under Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics – 39 15

Specific polymer codes are applied

  • Of polymers of ethylene – 3915100000
  • Of polymers of styrene – 3915200000
  • Of polymers of vinyl chloride – 3915300000
  • Of polymers of propylene – 3915901100
  • Other – 3915908000

Recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard – 4707

Ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel – 7204