This category consists of slaughter waste and animal remains in category 2 according to Regulation No. 674/2017. This applies e.g. to slaughter waste that shows signs of serious disease, such as salmonella, or can be infectious. Loads may not contain anything else.
Loads are only accepted on prior consultation with the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority and on having received the permission of the landfill site manager or Managing Director of SORPA.
Loads that do not meet the requirements of the terms of receipt 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.
Category 1 slaughter waste is not accepted.
What happens to the material?
The material is buried in a separate slot and covered immediately at the SORPA landfill at Álfsnes.
A "commercial document" specifying the type of material and risk category shall be sent to the e-mail address DUrdunarstadur@sorpa.is and shall be signed and submitted electronically as a pdf. SORPA´s staff will record the weight of the cargo in the relevant document and send confirmation of its receipt to the waste owner.
Organic waste will not be allowed to be buried in Álfsnes after 31 December 2021.
It is also possible to deliver the material for incineration to the receiving and incineration station of Kalka in Helguvík, Reykjanesbær. See kalka.is.
Slaughter waste – Risk category 2 code 1212402950