Factsheet: Prevention of residues plan

Prevention of residues plan

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
National program for prevention of residues 2014-2020
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Programa Estatal de Prevención de Residuos 2014-2020
It describes the current situation of prevention in residue generation in Spain. It carries out an analysis of existing measures and evaluates their efectiveness. Four main lines comform this program: reduction of quantity, reutilisation and enlarging products lifespan, reduction of nocive substances in products and reduction of human health adverse effects.
This program developes the policy in terms of prevention of residue generation, to advance in the objctive of residue generation towards 2020 (10% reduction respect year 2010).

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


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