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Order No. 766 on certain requirements for packaging.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Food & nutrition, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Internal trade Environmental standards Processing/handling Recycling/reuse Classification/declassification Tax/levy Offences/penalties Standards Protection of environment Packaging/labelling Waste management Hazardous substances
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1 July 2020.
Abstract

This Order sets requirements for packaging production, composition, recycling and reuse, threshold limits for packagings' content of heavy metal, documentation and testing of packaging, and labelling and identification of packaging. The Order includes guidelines for management of waste from plastic containers and plastic pallets having a heavy metal content of 100 ppm by weight, as well as minimum pricing requirements for carrier bags. The Danish Environmental Protection Agency shall supervise the implementation of this Decree.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Environment Protection Act (LBK No. 5 of 2023).

Legislation | Denmark | 1991 (2023)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Protection of environment, Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Environmental standards, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Standards, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Waste management, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Hazardous substances, Business/industry/corporations, Surface water, Freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Sustainable use, Groundwater, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1994

Keyword: Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Solid waste, Access-to-information, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Act (No. 6 of 2023).

Legislation | Denmark | 1993 (2023)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Pesticides, Cleaning agents/detergents, Environmental standards, Basic legislation, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Order No. 1455 on certain requirements for packaging.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Internal trade, Environmental standards, Hazardous substances, Processing/handling, Recycling/reuse, Standards, Protection of environment, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX