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Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators

Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators

Subsidiary Legislation 504.91 - the Waste Management (Waste Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations as published by Legal Notice 55 of 2010 [Download] brings into effect most of the provisions of Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators [Download].  It seeks to improve the environmental performance of batteries and accumulators, maximising the separate collection of waste batteries and accumulators and achieving a high level of recycling for all waste batteries and accumulators as well as to improve the performance of the activities of all economic operators, in particular producers and recycling facilities. 

 

General Information:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Waste Batteries Regulations

 

Waste Batteries and Accumulators in Malta [Statistics]

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National Register of Producers of Batteries and Accumulators


Quick guide for Producers of Batteries and Accumulators

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Registration & Renewal Forms:

Registration Form as a Producer of Batteries and Accumulators - Form D

Electronic Form

Manual Form

Renewal Form as a registered Producer of Batteries and Accumulators (2016) - Form E

 Electronic Form

Manual Form

Deregistration Form as a Producer of Batteries and Accumulators - Form F

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Further guidelines for self-compliant producers & authorised compliance scheme(s):

MEPA Guidelines:

Terms of Reference for compliance audits of permitted

Waste Batteries and Accumulators Compliance Scheme(s). These guidelines may be amended from time to time as deemed necessary, and would be applicable with immediate effect.

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MEPA Guidelines:

Terms of Reference for compliance audits by a self-compliant

producer of Batteries and Accumulators. These guidelines may be amended from time to time as deemed necessary, and would be applicable with immediate effect.

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Application to operate a

Waste Batteries Compliance Scheme

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MEPA Guidelines:

Terms of Reference for Work Plan by a self-compliant

producer of Batteries and Accumulators. These guidelines may be amended from time to time as deemed necessary, and would be applicable with immediate effect.


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N.B. The Competent Authority exempts a self-compliant producer from assigning an independent auditor to certify all the information reported to the Authority, provided that the self-compliant producer provides evidence of participating in a certified environmental management system(s), namely EN ISO 14001 or/and the Eco-Management & Audit Scheme (EMAS) and further provided that the environmental audits conducted in relation to ISO 14001 or/and EMAS standards accomplish all the requirements set by the Authority in the “Terms of Reference For Audits by a Self-Compliant Producer of Batteries and Accumulators”

 

Registration as eligible auditors to conduct audits under the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Regulations:

Registered producers for packaging or packaging material, electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), and batteries and accumulators as well as Compliance Schemes are obliged under the relevant national legislations to use the services of an Auditor, approved by MEPA, to certify all of the information reported.

Interested parties who fulfill the requirements set by MEPA are to submit their interest accompanied by the requested documentation. Only those parties listed hereunder shall be considered to be suitable Auditors, approved by MEPA, to conduct audits under the EPR Regulations.

Eligibility Requirements to conduct audits under the EPR Regulations
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These requirements may be amended from time to time as deemed necessary, and would be applicable with immediate effect.
List of eligible Auditors to conduct audits under the EPR Regulations
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Permitted Waste Batteries and Accumulators Compliance Scheme(s):

 

WM 00003/15 - AGV Non-Ferrous Malta Ltd.

PERMIT

 

A list of authorised waste management facilities may be viewed HERE.

Should you require further assistance please contact us on: Phone: 2290 7240. Email: batteries@mepa.org.mt