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Status of the WEEE/RoHS Implementation in Lithuania


Key Implementation Dates
Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS)
Key Differences from Other Member States

Key Implementation Dates

October 2004: RoHS Transposed by Order No V-258
10th September 2004: WEEE Management Transposed by Order No D1-481. The rest is being covered by the Amendment of the Law On Waste Management and National Strategic Waste Management Plan for the recovery/recycling targets
31st December 2008: WEEE: recovery targets to be met following decision 2004/312/EC since no infrastructure is currently in place

WEEE/RoHS Directive

RoHS Regulations: Lithuanian
WEEE Regulations: Lithuanian

Key Differences from Other Member States

Register: Ministry of Environment.

Separate Collection: Collective or individual compliance possible. Producers responsible for collection.

Business to Business: B2B products types that are also used as B2C will be treated as B2C depending on quatities..

Recovery/Recycling Targets: Tax on some EEE linked to recovery/recycling rates achieved.

Complance Schemes: Probably INFOBALT. For household probably CECED Lithuania. Zaliasis taskas that handles packaging is also considering forming a compliance scheme




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