Compliance requirements in Slovakia

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WEEE Regulations

Batteries Regulations

Packaging Regulations

WEEE requirements

Registration timescale

30 June 2005

Registration Agency

Producers will be required to register with both the Recycling Fund and with the Ministry of Environment.

WEEE Regulations

Individual or collective compliance options are available to producers of both B2C and B2B equipment.

Batteries requirements

Registration timescale

Recycling Fund: Within 30 days of first placing products on the market

Ministry of Environment: 31 December 2009

Registration Agency

Producers will be required to register with both the Recycling Fund and with the Ministry of Environment.

Registration, collection and recycling obligations for batteries producers

  • The Recycling Fund has now been closed and producers' obligation to pay into the fund ended on 30-Jun-16.
  • Compliance organisations have been ‘founded, owned and operated exclusively by producers of the waste managed’ and will have to join a coordination centre.

New Waste Act

Packaging requirements

Packaging producers to bear all net costs associated with packaging waste management. Rules are set to govern the relationship between producer responsibility organisations and the municipalities. Producers must register with the authorities and either contract with an authorised not-for-profit producer responsibility organisation or become an authorised individual complier.

The Recycling Fund was dissolved at the end of 2016.

Thresholds

Companies placing more than 10 tonnes of packaging a year on the Slovak market must prepare a four-year prevention program imposing quantitative prevention targets, measures leading towards the targets, and control arrangements to ensure the targets are met.

Meeting the requirements

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