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

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2012
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

This Directive lays down measures to protect the environment and human health by preventing or reducing the adverse impacts of the generation and management of waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and by reducing overall impacts of resource use and improving the efficiency of such use in accordance with articles 1 and 4 of Directive 2008/98/EC. Specific provisions concern product design, separate collection, disposal and transport of collected WEEE, proper treatment and shipment

Full text
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Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Repeals

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

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Arrêté royal limitant l'utilisation de certaines substances dangereuses dans les équipements électriques et électroniques.

Legislation | Belgium | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Decree No. 212 validating the Regulation on waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Moldova, Republic of | 2018

Keyword: Waste non-domestic sources, Waste disposal, Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention, Contract/agreement

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

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

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 amending Wastes Act.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act.

Legislation | Germany | 2015

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hazardous Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 1360 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Real Decreto Nº 110/2015 - Sobre residuos de aparatos eléctricos y electrónicos.

Legislation | Spain | 2015

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations, 2014 (L.N. 204 of 2014).

Legislation | Malta | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. No. 137 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree amending Decree on the disposal of electrical waste and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hazardous Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2015 (W.S.I. No. 1417 (W. 141) of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances, Solid waste

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

Act amending Environment Protection Act (No. 87 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Waste disposal, Data collection/reporting, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 149 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Règlement grand-ducal relative aux déchets d’équipements électriques et électroniques.

Legislation | Luxembourg | 2013

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Recycling/reuse, Waste management, Waste prevention, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX