Latvia: Two competing companies have applied for the approval to operate DRS in Latvia.

September 30, 2020 was a deadline to submit application to sign a 7-year contract with […]

Russia: draft regulation on the recycling targets for years 2021-2023

The draft regulation will update the recycling targets for the 54 groups of goods and […]

Technical Regulation “On requirements for energy efficiency of energy-consuming devices” (EAEU TR 048/2019) enforcement could be delayed by one year to September 1, 2022

On June 10th, 2020 a meeting was held at the Eurasian Economic Commission, which discussed […]

EPR requirements and compliance in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan (update April 2020)

EPR is introduced in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. The legal requirements are often revised and […]

Kazakhstan introduced Packaging Fee

Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) was introduced in Kazakhstan in year 2015 by amending the Kazakhstan’s […]

Russia: eco fee as the only way to achieve the compliance with the EPR legislation

Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment published on February 25, 2020 a concept […]

Latvia will introduce mandatory deposit for beverage packaging from 2022

Latvian Packaging Law was amended in October 24, 2019 and the mandatory deposit on the […]

EPR focus in Russia should be on the separate waste collection and recycling

CEEREC Senior Consultant Mr. Raimond Made participated in two events in Moscow, which were dedicated […]

Energy Efficiency TR approved by EEU

The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission approved "Technical Regulation on Energy Efficiency". The approved TR, which largely follows the EU energy efficiency requirements, would be published in October-November 2019. The energy requirements are introduced for 19 groups of products and local product testing would be required for certification.

Ukraine: draft law on WEEE and Batteries

The Ukrainian parliament registered on October 30, 2019, Law on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment […]