Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), batteries and accumulators, tyres and vehicles;
waste electrical and electronic equipment, waste batteries and accumulators, waste tyres, end-of-life vehicles
Draft Act on selected end-of-life products
The selected products to which the proposed legislation pertains are electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), batteries and accumulators, tyres and vehicles. The purpose of the new legislation is to establish comprehensive rules governing selected products throughout their life cycle, i.e. from production and placement on the market to treatment after these products (end-of-life products) have become waste. The subject of the provisions of the proposed Act is the regulation of the content of hazardous substances in selected products, prevention waste from selected products from being generated, regulated take-back or collection of end-of-life products with the goal of ensuring the greatest possible proportion of their reuse, and recycling and special rules for handling end-of-life products, including their utilisation and disposal. The proposed Act also consolidates and comprehensively legislates rules for the establishment and functioning of comprehensive systems for fulfilling the manufacturer’s obligations resulting from the manufacturer’s expanded responsibility.
Keywords: electrical and electronic equipment, batteries, accumulators, tyres, vehicle, waste, waste electrical and electronic equipment, waste batteries, waste tyres, end-of-life vehicle