Factsheet: Management of solid waste

Management of solid waste

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Management of solid waste / Public Service for waste management
Description: 
Decree 1713-2002 on the management of solid waste / Public Service for waste management. Dictates responsibilities related to solid waste management and for the public waste service provider. Establishes the obligation of a solid waste management plan (PGIRS, Plan de manejo de residuos solidos). Deals with the components Public waste service (collection, transportation, scanning, transfer, treatment, reused, and final disposal). The applicability and the technical development of this decree has to agree with the Reglamento Tecnico del Agua Potable y Saneamiento Basico (Technical Regulation of drinkable water and basic sanitation).
Goal/Aim: 
Prevention and management of waste

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development MADS

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2002