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
Description: 
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.
Goal/Aim: 
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).

Sector/Topic targeted:

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

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009