Legislation

The activities of the compliance scheme and take-back process are conducted in accordance with the following legislation:

The Act regulates rights and obligations of persons in waste management, stipulates rules for the prevention of waste, adherence to environmental protection, human health protection and constant sustainable development.

The implementing legislation (decrees) to the  Act on Waste stipulates details applying to the take-back of electrical and electronic equipment and ways of disposing of electrical and electronic equipment and waste electrical and electronic equipment.

superseded as of 4 July 2012 by

The Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment – in first place is the prevention of rising of waste electrical and electronic equipment, its re-use, recycling and further forms of utilisation in order to reduce the amount of waste intended for removal. The directive strives to improve the European Union’s environmental protection and raw material self-sufficiency.

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