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Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Solid waste Waste management Waste disposal Recycling/reuse
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

With a view to enhancing environmental protection, this Directive prohibits the marketing of batteries and accumulators containing hazardous substances. Moreover, it sets out rules governing the collection, treatment, recycling and disposal of waste batteries and accumulators to supplement relevant European Community legislation on waste and to promote a high level of collection and recycling of waste batteries and accumulators.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Real Decreto Nº 106/2008 - Gestión ambiental de los residuos de pilas y acumuladores.

Legislation | Spain | 2008

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Hazardous substances, Polluter pays principle, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 493/2012 laying down, pursuant to Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, detailed rules regarding the calculation of recycling efficiencies of the recycling processes of waste batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté royal relatif à la mise sur le marché et à l’information de l’utilisateur final des piles et accumulateurs, et abrogeant l’arrêté royal du 17 mars 1997 relatif aux piles et accumulateurs contenant certaines matières dangereuses.

Legislation | Belgium | 2009

Keyword: Consumer protection, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Access-to-information, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Act amending Act on batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Waste Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations, 2010 (L.N. 55 of 2010).

Legislation | Malta | 2010

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 188 implementing Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC.

Legislation | Italy | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Recycling/reuse, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Internal trade

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

Solid and Hazardous Waste Law, 2002 (Law No. 215(I)/2002).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control, Solid waste, Transboundary movement of waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Classification/declassification

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

Environment Protection Act (No. 1189 of 2016).

Legislation | Denmark | 2006 (2016)

Keyword: Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Environmental standards, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Governmental Decree No. 181 of 2008 (VII.8.) on the collection of waste battery and accumulator.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008 (2011) | Repealed

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

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

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

Act on batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | Poland | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 943 on the import, sale and export of batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Consumer protection, Hazardous substances, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 485 of 2011 on Procedures for the Management of Certain Types of Hazardous Waste

Legislation | Latvia | 2011 (2014)

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

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

Order No. 1453 on batteries, accumulators and waste batteries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Batteries and Accumulators (Treatment and Disposal) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. No. 159 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

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

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

Commission Decision 2009/603/EC establishing requirements for registration of producers of batteries and accumulators in accordance with Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale relatif à la gestion des déchets.

Legislation | Belgium

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Batteries Directive) (Scotland) Order 2008 (S.S.I. No. 86 of 2008).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2008

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 890 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Wastes Act.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2009

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2009/851/EC establishing a questionnaire for Member States reports on the implementation of Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Batteries and Accumulators (Placing on the Market) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 2164 of 2008).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Solid and Hazardous Waste (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations, 2009 (P.I. 125/2009).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2009

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Batteries and Accumulators Regulations, 2007 (L.N. 311 of 2007).

Legislation | Malta | 2007

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Batteries (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (S.R. No. 247 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Soil pollution/quality

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Batteries and Accumulators (Amendment) Regulations, 2011 (L.N. 311 of 2011).

Legislation | Malta | 2011

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Regulation No. 930.

Legislation | Norway | 2004

Keyword: Waste management, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Recycling/reuse, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Battery Ordinance.

Legislation | Austria | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Registration, Hazardous waste, Data collection/reporting, Recycling/reuse, Waste disposal, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 268 of 2008).

Legislation | Ireland | 2008 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the management of batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2010

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 445 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government on waste management activities related to batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2014)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 283 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Directive 2008/103/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators as regards placing batteries and accumulators on the market.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/12/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators, as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2013/56/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators as regards the placing on the market of portable batteries and accumulators containing cadmium intended for use in cordless power tools, and of button cells with low mercury content.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX