Producers and Importers

The  Act on Waste uses only the term of “Producer” which includes both the producer and the importer of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), who is the first to sell these products in the Czech Republic.

Definition of Producer under the Waste Act:

The producer is a natural person or legal entity authorised to engage in business, who:

    1. regardless of the manner of sale, (including the long-distance means of communication) produces and sells EEE under its own brand and is located in the Czech Republic or
    2. regardless of the manner of sale, (including the long-distance means of communication) sells under its own brand EEE produced by other suppliers, provided that the brand mark of the persons under point 1 does not appear of the equipment, and is located in the Czech Republic or
    3. regardless of the manner of sale, (including the long-distance means of communication) as part of its business activity, places EEE from another state on the market and is located in the Czech Republic or
    4. sells EEE using the long-distance means of communication directly to final users to the Czech Republic from another state where located.

      Participants of the EKOLAMP compliance scheme

      Producers and importers of electro equipment become participants of the EKOLAMP compliance scheme with the signature of the Contract on Participation in the Compliance Scheme.

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