Both hazardous and non-hazardous waste is recycled, reused or eliminated in various plants operated by recyclers, but not always towards the benefit of the environment.
Law 211/2011 on waste management requires each generator to nominate a person qualified in waste management, thus assuring that the storage, handling and transport of waste to be more efficient and safe for both the environment and public health.
Also, this law regulates the collection, transport, recovery and / or disposal of waste, as well as supervision of such operations and subsequent maintenance of the storage, recovery and disposal sites.
Recycling means any recovery operation by which waste materials are reprocessed into products, materials or substances fit for original or other purpose. It includes the reprocessing of organic material but does not include energy recovery and conversion for use as fuels or for backfilling operations.
In 2015, Romania committed to the European Union to a target of recycling 50% of it’s waste. During the same year, our country reported recycling 3 % of waste. The most important factors that could contribute towards meeting the target are more efficient waste management and well organized legislation that would support economic operators.
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