Composting notification

According to waste act 41 a §, the waste holder shall give the information of a small scale treatment of biowaste to municipal waste management authority. A notification shall also be given when the waste treatment is ended. The municipal waste management authority shall maintain a register in which the waste treatment information is entered (waste act 143 §). Personal data entered in the register shall be stored for five years after the waste treatment has been ended. Composting garden waste doesn’t have to be announced.

There will be e-form during the fall.
You can send your composting notification to waste management agent (

Composting notification by 1.1.2023.

Reguired information for the notification

Biowaste treatment:

  • Composting start, date
  • Composting end, date

Contact details of the property owner:

  • Name
  • Address
  • E-mail
  • Phone number

Property information:

  • Address
  • The registration number of the property
  • Number of the residents


  • Detached house
  • Leisure home
  • Other, which and number of apartments

The composter:

  • Number of composters used for composting food waste (pcs)
    of which insulated (pcs)
    uninsulated (pcs)
  • Total volume of the composter(s) (litres)
  • The composting occurs (months/year)

The responsible person (if not the property owner)

  • Name
  • Address
  • E-mail
  • Phone number

If necessary, I’d like to be contacted by:

  • E-mail
  • Mail
  • Phone