Environmental Legislation

Environmental Legislation

According to EU´s and Finnish environmental legislation every hazardous waste must be collected and treated separately. Treatment should be done on highest hierarchy level possible. Energy recovery is the last option when it comes to used lubricant oils.

Finnish environmental law

Movement of hazardous waste:
• Must be kept separately (6 §)
• Must be labeled, (1079/93, 15 §) waste list: (2001/1129)
• Must be reported (1079/93, 1 §)

Directive 2000/59/EC

Different waste fractions must be reported separately.

Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC

Waste hierarchy, most ecological end use should be applied.

Waste oil directive 75/439/EEC

Waste oils must be collected separately.