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Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1975
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Waste disposal Recycling/reuse Waste prevention Polluter pays principle Hazardous waste Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

Member States shall take appropriate steps to encourage the prevention, recycling and processing of waste, the extraction of raw materials and possibly of energy therefrom and any other process for the re-use of waste. Member States shall take the necessary measures to ensure that waste is disposed of without endangering human health and without harming the environment, and in particular without risk to water, air, soil and plants and animals. Member States shall establish or designate the compe

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 610 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Monitoring, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 1156 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Organic waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 378 of 2006).

Legislation | Ireland | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Landfill (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. No. 179 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Waste disposal, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Monitoring, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2000/532/EC replacing Decision 94/3/EC establishing a list of wastes pursuant to article 1(a) of Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste and Council Decision 94/904/EC establishing a list of hazardous waste pursuant to article 1(4) of Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

List of Wastes (Wales) Regulations 2005 (W.S.I. No. 1820 (W.148) of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 364 of 2001 to amend the Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (England and Wales) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 937 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Organic waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on duties of entrepreneurs concerning some wastes management, and product fee and deposit fee.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 (2007)

Keyword: Environmental fees/charges, Waste management, Offences/penalties, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 164 of 2003 of the Government on the duties of registration and reporting regarding wastes.

Legislation | Hungary | 2003 (2011) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste non-domestic sources, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Registration, Waste disposal, Waste management, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 1082 of 2010 on Procedure by Which Polluting Activities of Category A, B and C Shall Be Declared and Permits for the Performance of Category A and B Polluting Activities Shall Be Issued

Legislation | Latvia | 2010 (2014)

Keyword: Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 31 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Monitoring, Access-to-information, Soil pollution/quality, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control

Legislation | European Union | 1996 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Noise pollution, Basic legislation, Hazardous substances, Soil pollution/quality

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Law (2010)

Legislation | Latvia | 2010 (2015)

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice For Protection of Waters) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 101 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Monitoring, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste (Household Waste Duty of Care) (Wales) Regulations 2006 (W.S.I. No. 123 (W. 16) of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Waste management, Waste domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ley Nº 20/1986 - Ley básica de residuos tóxicos y peligrosos.

Legislation | Spain | 1986 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Waste non-domestic sources, Transport/storage, Standards, Soil pollution/quality, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Transport Authorization Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 1996 (2000) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Polluter pays principle, Recycling/reuse, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 (2010) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Collection Permit) Regulations, 2007 (S.I. No. 820 of 2007).

Legislation | Ireland | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, EIA, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Recording Ordinance 2003.

Legislation | Austria | 2003

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree establishing the list of wastes, as per Directive 75/442/EEC and Directive 91/689/EC.

Legislation | Italy | 2006

Keyword: Waste management, Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Plan Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2006 (2007)

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Liability/compensation, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Facility Permit and Registration) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 821 of 2007).

Legislation | Ireland | 2007

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Registration, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste (Household Waste Duty of Care) (England and Wales) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 2900 of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005

Keyword: Waste management, Waste domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

List of Wastes (England) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 895 of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon interdisant la mise en centre d'enfouissement technique de certains déchets.

Legislation | Belgium | 2004

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 169 of 2002 to repeal the Decree indicating hazardous wastes and amending various other Decrees in relation with the European list of hazardous waste.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2002

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection (Disposal of Dangerous Substances) Act 2000.

Legislation | Gibraltar | 2000

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Registration, Packaging/labelling, Public health, Offences/penalties, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. No. 280 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Organic waste, Transport/storage, Soil pollution/quality, Groundwater, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the Waste Management Plan of the Czech republic.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, International trade, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 (2007) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Policy/planning, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Council Directive 91/156/EEC amending Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1991 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Polluter pays principle, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Directive 2006/12/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Palin Granit Oy v. Vehmassalon Kansanterveystyön Kuntayhtymän Hallitus

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Finland |

Keyword: Standards, Environmental standards, Ecosystem preservation, Public health, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste disposal

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Commune de Mesquer v.Total France SA,Total International Ltd.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, France |

Keyword: Polluter pays principle, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Hazardous waste

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Paul Van de Walle, Daniel Laurent, Thierry Mersch and Texaco Belgium SA

Jurisprudence | International court | Belgium, European Union |

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

ARCO Chemie Nederland Ltd and Minister van Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieubeheer and between Vereniging Dorpsbelang Hees, Stichting Werkgroep Weurt+, Vereniging Stedelijk Leefmilieu Nijmegen and Directeur van de dienst Milieu en Water van de provincie Gelderland, joined party: Elektriciteitsproductiemaatschappij Oost- en Noord-Nederland NV (Epon)

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Netherlands |

Keyword: Waste prevention, Waste management, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Ministère Public, La Région de Bruxelles-Capitale v. Paul van de Walle and others, SA Texaco Belgium

Jurisprudence | International court | Belgium, European Union |

Keyword: Effluent waste standards, Standards, Effluent waste (industrial sources), Waste management, Oil pollution

Source: UNEP, InforMEA