OVAM stands for Openbare Afvalstoffenmaatschappij voor het Vlaams Gewest (Public Waste Agency of Flanders) and is responsible for waste management and soil remediation in Flanders. It is a public Flemish Institution, established after the decree of July 2nd, 1981 covering waste management and prevention. Waste removal and soil remediation were included as well. In 1995, Flanders got a more specific legislation on soil remediation : the soil remediation decree. The Flemish Minister of Environment is responsible for waste management in Flanders.

Company details

Stationsstraat 110 , Mechelen , B-2800 Belgium

Locations Served

Business Type:
Service provider
Industry Type:
Waste and Recycling
Market Focus:
Regionally (various states or provinces)