State of the Union: Five key takeaways from Ursula Von der Leyen
17 September 2020
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Notice to packaging waste producers who are not registered with MEPA – Green Mt advises all producers (importers) of packaging waste that have as yet not registered with MEPA, that they are in breach of Legal Notice 277 of 2006, Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulations.
Importers of goods to Malta are to make sure that they have a Waste Management Permit No, WMP or an EPR (Environmental Permit Registration No) issued by MEPA. Beyond this registration they are to note that if they specifically sell to the end consumer even through a retailer, then they are obliged to be registered and pay financially to an Authorized Waste Packaging Scheme.
Heavy penalties are in place for those who have as yet not complied to the legislation. All producers of packaging waste are to note that a penalty of Euro 100 per ton of market placement is in place as of 1st January 2010. In addition administrative penalties are in place going back to 2006. Any producer who is caught not complying to this Environmental Legislation will be penalized accordingly.
Green Mt urges all importers to comply with the requirements of the legislation.
Any further information is to be obtained by phoning Green Mt on 21232881/3 or Mobile 79002263.
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