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Law on waste management.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Legislation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Basic legislation Waste domestic sources Waste prevention Recycling/reuse Hazardous waste Processing/handling Inspection Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on 13 July 2012.
Abstract

This Law regulates the measures and actions aimed to protect the environment and human health by preventing or reducing the adverse impacts of the generation and management of waste and by reducing its overall impact on used resource, also by increasing the efficiency of waste management activities on the territory of the Bulgarian Republic (such as waste prevention and reduction, management of hazardous waste, re-use, recovery and recycling of waste, inspection, offences and penalties and many more).

Full text
Bulgarian
Website
www.government.bg

References - Legislation

Repeals

Waste Management Act.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2003

Keyword: Basic legislation, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Authorization/permit, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, International trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Recycling/reuse, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Decree No 267 of 5 December 2017 adopting the Regulation on the management of the construction waste and on the use of recycled building materials.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2017

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Pollution control, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on procedure and manner for use of sludge from the treatment of waste waters through their application in agriculture.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2016

Keyword: Agricultural land, Soil pollution/quality, Sewerage, Effluent waste water/discharge, Recycling/reuse, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree № 354 of 26 October 2021 on the adoption of Ordinance on reducing the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2021

Keyword: Pollution control, Protection of environment, Recycling/reuse, Sustainable use, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 20 of 25 January 2017 on the adoption of the Ordinance on the separate collection of bio-waste and treatment of biodegradable waste.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2017

Keyword: Waste domestic sources, Processing/handling, Waste management, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation determining the order and payment of certain product taxes.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2016

Keyword: Waste management, Royalties/fees, Environmental fees/charges, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1 of 4 June 2014 on the procedure and models for providing information on waste activities and the procedure for keeping public registers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2014

Keyword: Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Recycling/reuse, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Business/industry/corporations

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on waste oils and waste petroleum products.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2012

Keyword: Oil, Oil pollution, Waste management, Recycling/reuse, Transport/storage, Processing/handling, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 3 of 5 August 2014 on the requirements for the order and the way of inventory of equipment containing polychlorinated biphenyls, its marking and cleaning, as well as on the treatment and transportation of waste containing polychlorinated biphenyls.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2014

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Pollution control, Transport/storage, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the procedure and method of calculating the amount of the financial guarantee or equivalent insurance and for the provision of annual returns for cross-border shipments of waste.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2014

Keyword: Waste management, PIC-prior informed consent, Transboundary movement of waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 271 form 30 October 2012 on packaging and packaging waste.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2012

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Pollution control, Packaging/labelling, Recycling/reuse, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 7 of 19.12.2013 on the procedure and method of calculation of the amount for landfill waste disposal (security deposits).

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2013

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Royalties/fees, Precautionary principle, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1 from 09.02.2015 on the requirements for activities of collecting and treating of medical waste.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Processing/handling, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance No. 6 of 27.08.2013 on the conditions and requirements for construction and operation of landfills and other facilities and waste recovery and disposal installations.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2013

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Processing/handling, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 2 of 23.07.2014 on the classification of waste.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2014

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 4 of 5 April 2013 on the conditions and requirements for the construction and operation of incineration installations and combined combustion plants.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2013

Keyword: Waste management, Processing/handling, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law amending the Law on waste management.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2016

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX