Aktualności Ochrony Środowiska (Environmental Protection News) 2022/198

  • Subject of the issue: Questions and answers - environmental fee
    The environmental fee is one of the financial and legal measures in environmental protection, which must be paid to the account of the competent voivodship marshal for a given calendar year by March 31 of the following year. What else do you not know about her?
  • What has changed in the BDO system in the new year
    From January 1, the provisions of the Act of November 17, 2021 amending the Act on waste and certain other acts (Journal of Laws of 2021, item 2151) entered into force. in changes in the scope of keeping records of waste. How did this affect the BDO system?
  • A new definition of municipal waste is in force - what it entails
    From January 1, 2022, a new definition of municipal waste applies. What does this mean in practice?
  • EU has introduced regulations on the import of organic products
    The import of organic products has been regulated by regulations in all EU member states since January 1, 2022, namely by the implementing regulation of the European Commission No. 2021/2307. What changes have been made?
  • Check what environmental obligations are related to the PRTR system
    PRTR - The National Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (part of the European register) was established pursuant to Art. 236a paragraph. 1 of the Environmental Protection Law. It is run by the Chief Inspector of Environmental Protection in the form of an electronic database (publicly available).
  • Eight practical tips for the waste report
    The report on waste generated and waste management for 2021 must be submitted by 15 March 2022 via the BDO. In this article, you'll find answers to common concerns about submitting these annual reports to help you avoid mistakes.
  • You do not know this yet about the product fee
    The product fee is a financial penalty that the entity must charge itself in the event of failure to achieve the required level of recovery and recycling of packaging waste and post-consumer waste (i.e. oils and lubricants and pneumatic tires made of new and used rubber).
  • Who is subject to the provisions of the Waste Storage Ordinance
    Question: We provide construction, demolition and renovation services for buildings, machines and devices in various provinces. In 2021, we generated over 1 Mg of hazardous waste and 100 Mg of other waste. To what extent do we apply the provisions of the Regulation on the storage of waste?
  • Does itinerant scrap purchase require a waste collection permit?
    Question: We run an itinerant scrap purchase. Do we need a permit for waste collection and entry in the BDO?
  • What documents are required for the emission of pollutants into the air
    Activities causing the emission of pollutants into the air may require the fulfillment of certain obligations. What kind? Find out in the article.

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