Factsheet: Integrated plan for residues management

Integrated plan for residues management

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Resolution dated 20th January 2009, Of the Secretary of State for Energy and climate change, under which it is published the Ministry Council agreement for the Integrated Plan for Residues Management for the period 2008-2015.
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Resolución de 20 de enero de 2009, de la Secretaría de Estado de Cambio Climático, por la que se publica el Acuerdo del Consejo de Ministros por el que se aprueba el Plan Nacional Integrado de Residuos para el período 2008- 2015
Description: 
This plan includes noon hazardous resiudes from domestic, agrarian and industrial activity. It also includes polluted soils. It focuses in those which, even being subject of other regulations, are relevant because of the large amounts produced yearly or because of their impact in the environment. This plan also includes specific measures to reduce the GHG emmisions and enlarging landfill's lifespan by setting limits to the landfilling of bio-degradable residues.
Goal/Aim: 
Establish general guidelines for policy on waste prevention. The plan sets qualitative and quantitative objectives for the main streams of residues.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Secretary of State for Energy and climate change. Government of Spain.

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009