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Regulation of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency on municipal waste plans for the prevention and management of waste (No. 6 of 2020).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Regulation enters into force on 1 August 2020.
Abstract

The present Regulation contains provisions regarding the mandatory waste plans for municipalities according to Chapter 15 Article 41 of the Swedish Environmental Code. It lays down rules concerning their content, and the information that municipalities must provide to households, the county administrative board and The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. As regards the content of the plans, the Regulation contains rules regarding their purpose, goals, measures and instruments; assessment of future collection systems and facilities; description of the current situation; information on closed landfills; and information on consultation and environmental assessment carried out by the municipality.

Full text
Swedish
Website
naturvardsverket.se

References - Legislation

Implements

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2018)

Keyword: Framework law, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Access-to-information, Agricultural land, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Environmental standards, Inspection, Polluter pays principle, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Soil rehabilitation, Policy/planning, Standards, Protection of environment, Management/conservation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Water conservation zone, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation, Authorization/permit, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX