For hazardous waste and tire waste handlers: a reminder about civil liability insurance


Companies that collect, transport, and process not only hazardous waste but also non-hazardous ones (end-of-live tires) must insure their civil liability for damage that may be caused to third parties (surrounding residents and employees of those companies) and their property as well as the environment during such activities or due to the operator's carelessness or intent.

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Measures developed to help manage hazardous waste correctly


Proper management of hazardous waste, which will be facilitated by a unifying methodology for the identification of hazardous waste, is crucial for a sustainable future. The methodology explains in detail how to apply national and European Union legislation correctly to ensure the proper and efficient identification and distribution of hazardous waste for its safe collection and management.

The Unifying Methodology for the Identification of Hazardous Waste was presented: what will it change?


The Vilnius Business Garden hosted the presentation of the Unifying Methodology for the Identification of Hazardous Waste event on March 25. The methodology will be recommended as a guideline for hazardous waste producers and handlers, as well as regulatory agencies.

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Hazardous waste: do we know how to identify it, sort it and dispose of it?


According to Eurostat, in 2018 on average, 12 kg of hazardous waste was generated in every household in Lithuania, while the European Union average was 9 kg. The results of the survey showed that a large part of the Lithuanian population faces problems in identifying hazardous waste, does not know who collects it and to whom it should be handed over.

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A uniform methodology for identifying hazardous waste


Clearer, smoother, and more reliable – the HAZ-IDENT project, which will be launched for this purpose, will address the long-standing problems of hazardous waste management. Experts welcome it, hoping the project will act as an icebreaker.