Factsheet: Decree on waste

Decree on waste

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
June 27, 1996 - Decree on waste
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
27 juin 1996 - Décret relatif aux déchets
Description: 
This decree aims at an integrated pollution reduction approach to protect the environment and to reduce the impact of harmful waste on the human health impact by preventing or reducing the adverse impacts of the generation and management of waste. Also the decree aims at reducing the overall impacts of resource use and the improvement of the efficiency of such use.
Goal/Aim: 
- Prevention and management of waste. - Sustainable materials and waste management.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Portail environnement de Wallonie

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1981
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013