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Wastes Act.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Waste management Waste disposal Recycling/reuse Waste prevention Polluter pays principle Hazardous waste Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 23 January 2013.
Abstract

This Act sets out measures to protect the environment, human life and health to prevent and reduce the adverse impact resulting from the production and management of waste and limiting the overall impact of the use of resources and improving the efficiency of such use. The present Act is composed of the following Sections: Scope of the Act (Sec. 1); General principles of waste management (Sec. 2); Plans of waste management (Sec. 3); Permissions required for the management of waste and keeping th

Full text
Polish
Website
isip.sejm.gov.pl

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2006/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the management of waste from extractive industries and amending Directive 2004/35/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Mining, Exploration, Pollution control, Access-to-information, Hazardous waste, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste management, Waste disposal, Waste prevention

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control).

Legislation | European Union | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Business/industry/corporations, Integrated management, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Waste non-domestic sources, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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 | European Union | 2006

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the incineration of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Environmental standards, Soil pollution/quality, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste disposal, Waste management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 78/176/EEC on waste from the titanium dioxide industry

Legislation | European Union | 1978 (1991) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 86/278/EEC on the protection of the environment, and in particular of the soil, when sewage sludge is used in agriculture.

Legislation | European Union | 1986

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Sewerage, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning urban waste water treatment.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/59/EC on the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls (PCB/PCT).

Legislation | European Union | 1996

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on end-of life vehicles.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Ozone layer, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

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

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 (2010) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Policy/planning, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 (2007) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Policy/planning, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation on waste from the process of titanium dioxide production and from processing of that waste that can not be disposed of by their storage.

Legislation | Poland | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on urban sewage sludge.

Legislation | Poland | 2015

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Erosion

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on landfill sites and the storage of waste from titanium dioxide production and processing of waste.

Legislation | Poland | 2015

Keyword: Waste management, Pollution control, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous substances, Transport/storage, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the document confirming the disposal of infectious medical waste or infectious veterinary waste.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the catalogue of wastes.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the model questionnaire of receiving waste metal.

Legislation | Poland | 2013

Keyword: Waste management, Pollution control, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on waste landfills.

Legislation | Poland | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Waste disposal, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on qualifications for waste management.

Legislation | Poland | 2013

Keyword: Certification, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the process of recovery R10.

Legislation | Poland | 2015

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Agricultural land, Agricultural development, Recycling/reuse, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX