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Regulation 21 - Storage of WEEE

Year: 2018

This table provides guidance on how WEEE should be stored to comply with regulation 21 of the WEEE Regulations.

Definitions for B2B Producers

Year: 2018

This table provides useful definitions for B2B Producers who are submitting a WEEE waste management plan.

Waste Battery Management Plan Template 2020 - 2023

Year: 2018

This template is to be used by self-complying battery producers to prepare their 3-yearly waste battery management plan in compliance with the European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 283 of 2014). It is a macro-enabled template and should be completed by validly registered self-complying battery producers.

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National Implementation Plan on POPs under the Stockholm Convention (2018)

Year: 2018

This 2018 update of the National Implementation Plan (NIP) is in response to decisions made at the Conference of Parties (governing body for Stockholm Convention) meetings in 2013 and 2015 to list four additional substances to the Stockholm Convention.

National Implementation Plan on POPs SEA Pre-Screening Statement and Determination

National Implementation Plan on Persistent Organic Pollutants SEA Pre-Screening Statement and Determination, November 2018

Year: 2018

Strategic Environmental Assessment Pre-Screening Statement and Determination in relation to the 2018 update on the National Implementation Plan on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Overview of organisational roles under POPs Regulations

Year: 2018

Organisations that are considered to have a key role in the fulfilment of obligations under the EU POPs Regulation and the Stockholm Convention are listed in the national POPs regulations.

Decision on End of Waste Criteria

Year: 2018

Decision of End-of-Waste criteria relating to LDPE

EPA Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Report 2017

Year: 2018

This report focuses on the enforcement of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) industrial and waste licensed facilities in 2017 by the EPA's Office of Environmental Enforcement.

Free rider EEE producer complaint form

Year: 2018

This form can be used to make a complaint to a regulatory authority (EU and UK) about a non-compliant EEE producer in that state. Contact details for a number of European regulatory authorities are in the form.

First update to Persistent Organic Pollutants Inventory

Year: 2018

The current edition of the POPs inventory uses the latest versions of the Toolkit for Identification and Quantification of Releases of Dioxins, Furans and Other Unintentional POPs (UNEP Toolkit) and the EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook (EMEP/ EEA Guidebook) and available research and reports to compile up to date inventories for POPs in Ireland 1990-2015.

Guidance on making Biodegradable Municipal Waste (BMW) submissions through EDEN

Version 2.0, February 2018

Year: 2018

This document provided guidelines on how to get started and provide information via our online portal EDEN on Biodegradable Municipal Waste (BMW) reporting to the EPA.

Quick Start Guide for B2B EEE Producers

Year: 2017

This is a short compliance guide for B2B EEE producers.

What to expect from a Producer Audit

Guidance to an EPA audit for self-complying WEEE or battery producers, July 2017

Year: 2017

This guidance provides a brief summary of what to expect if your business is audited by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and/or Battery Regulations. This is essentially a brief guide to inform businesses as to why they are being audited and what the EPA will look at during a producer audit.

EPA Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Report 2016

Year: 2017

This report focuses on the enforcement of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) industrial and waste licensed facilities in 2016 by the EPA's Office of Environmental Enforcement.

Quick Start Guide to the EDEN Portal - Signing In and Resetting a Forgotten Password

Year: 2017

This is a brief guide for users of the EDEN portal who are required to make online submissions of WEEE waste management plans and reports. It explains how to sign in and how to reset a forgotten password.

Guidance on Disposal and Decontamination of PCB-contaminated equipment

Year: 2017

This document provides guidance on the disposal and decontamination of PCB-contaminated equipment.

EPA Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Report 2015

Year: 2016

This report focusses on the enforcement of EPA industrial and waste licensed facilities in 2015 by the EPA’s Office of Environmental Enforcement.

Guidance on Fire Risk Assessment for Non-Hazardous Waste Facilities

Year: 2016

Conditions have been inserted into selected non-hazardous waste facility licences requiring the completion of a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA). This guidance note sets out the scope of what the FRA should consider.

EPA Licensed Sites Report on Waste Enforcement 2014

Year: 2015

The purpose of this report is to provide summary information on compliance with key requirements in the waste facilities licensed by the EPA for 2014

European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015

Year: 2015

Amendment to Batteries & Accumulators Regulation

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