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

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Waste disposal Recycling/reuse Waste prevention Polluter pays principle Hazardous waste Transport/storage Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The present Directive lays down the legislative framework concerning matters related to waste management, waste disposal and waste recovery. The essential objective of these provisions is the protection of human health and the environment against harmful effects caused by the collection, transport, treatment, storage and tipping of waste. For the purposes of this Directive, “waste” shall mean any substance or object pertaining to one of the categories listed in Annex I which the holder discards,

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Website
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References - Legislation

Repeals

Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1975 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon instaurant une obligation de reprise de certains déchets.

Legislation | Belgium | 2010

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 178/2006 on waste management.

Legislation | Portugal | 2006

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

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

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 3538 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Authorization/permit, EIA, Land-use planning, Mining, Waste disposal, Waste management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Registration of Sewage Sludge Facility) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 32 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Fertilizers/nutrients, Soil pollution/quality, Waste management, Recycling/reuse, Sewerage, Waterworks, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Strategy Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. No. 178 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing types of wastes which must not be imported for neutralization.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Transboundary movement of waste, Waste management, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 565 on authorizing the establishment and modification of power generation plants.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy, Biofuel, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the management of waste.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2008

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 3381 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Authorization/permit, Environmental fees/charges

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Legislative Decree No. 20/2007/A on waste management in Azores Region.

Legislation | Portugal | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Classification/declassification, Concession, Authorization/permit, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Solid waste, Sustainable development, Precautionary principle, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Policy/planning, Public participation, Basic legislation, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Registration, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Commission of the European Communities v. Republic of Greece

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Greece |

Keyword: Effluent waste standards, Public health, Hazardous waste

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Futura Immobiliare srl Hotel Futura and Others v Comune di Casoria.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Italy |

Keyword: Standards, Polluter pays principle, Environmental standards, Ecosystem preservation, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste disposal

Source: UNEP, InforMEA