Radioactive Waste Management Division

Radioactive Waste Management Division (RWMD)is responsible for collecting, processing, transportation, storage and disposal of radioactive waste in Turkey and fulfilling all activities related to the administrative and technical issues.

RWMD works with the basic principles of radioactive waste management, which are protection of human health, environmental protection, protection of communities outside borders, the protection of future generations, minimum responsibility to next generations and minimal waste generation. All the procedures are performed in accordance with national and international regulations.

RWMD has been operating since 1989. Licence of Operation was given by Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEA) on March 2013. 

RWMD accepts radioactive waste coming from all around the country. In addition, RWMD transports radioactive waste in accordance with Turkish Atomic Energy Authority’s (TAEA) Transport of Radioactive Materials Regulations.

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