Waste processing

Waste management also encompasses proper waste processing, which is a procedure of processing or disposal or waste, including the preparation for processing or disposal.

Waste processing operator is obliged to process waste, they also dispose of waste.

PROCESSING

Processing is a procedure that results in the use of waste at a plant where they were processed or at other commercial activities to replace other materials. Waste processing activity is performed by the processing operator who must appropriately process waste.

DISPOSAL

Disposal is a procedure other than processing, even if the secondary result of the procedure is acquiring substances or energy. Waste disposal is performed by a disposal operator.

The processing operators must obtain an environmental permit for the processing/disposal of waste. It is important to appropriately manage waste, keep records on waste processing and prepare a report on waste processing.


Conditions and evidence

Responsible: Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning | Last updated: 17. 08. 2016