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Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Solid waste Hazardous substances Recycling/reuse Hazardous waste Waste management Waste prevention
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Community programme of policy and action in relation to the environment and sustainable development (Fifth Environmental Action Programme) states that the achievement of sustainable development calls for significant changes in current patterns of development, production, consumption and behaviour and advocates, inter alia, the reduction of wasteful consumption of natural resources and the prevention of pollution. It mentions waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) as one of the targ

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Order No. 224 on Waste.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Waste disposal, Waste management, Environmental planning, Recycling/reuse, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1306 on Waste Data System.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Waste management, Data collection/reporting, Tax/levy, Monitoring, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the management of waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2006

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Act (No. 1415 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling, Authorization/permit, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Waste disposal

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

Act on waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Poland | 2005 (2013)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1305 on Waste Register and approval of collectors.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Waste management, Tax/levy, Registration, Recycling/reuse, Internal trade, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 355 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (S.S.I. No. 228 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom

Keyword: Environmental planning, Waste management, Waste disposal, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 48 on Waste.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental standards, Pollution control, Waste management, Data collection/reporting, Recycling/reuse, Registration, Transboundary movement of waste, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Poland | 2005

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Wastes Act.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2004

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1309 on Waste.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Waste disposal, Consumer protection, Environmental planning, Hazardous substances, Internal trade, Recycling/reuse, Solid waste, Transport/storage, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Governmental Decree No. 264 of 2004 (IX. 23.) concerning the collection of waste originating from electric and electronic equipments.

Legislation | Hungary | 2004 (2011) | Repealed

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties, Recycling/reuse, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 443 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government on waste management activities related to electric and electronic equipments.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance establishing the limits for recovery of electrowaste and the reuse and recycling of components, materials and substances.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2005

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (S.S.I. No. 228 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Waste management, Authorization/permit, Sewerage, Data collection/reporting, Organic waste, Recycling/reuse, Offences/penalties, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection Act (No. 1757 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2001 (2006)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Noise pollution, Basic legislation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Cleaning agents/detergents, Effluent waste water/discharge, Emissions, Environmental standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Protection of habitats, Soil pollution/quality, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Radiation, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 151 implementing Directives 2002/95/EC and 2002/96/EC on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment and on waste disposal.

Legislation | Italy | 2005

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the disposal of electrical waste and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2005

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2005

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Solid waste, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 290 of 2005).

Legislation | Ireland | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Offences/penalties

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

Directive 2003/108/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2002/96/EC on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Solid waste, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX