Hazardous Waste

Applies to: Storage I; Storage II; Pellet/Briquette Plant; CHP Plant

Description:

This indicator refers to minimizing negative impacts associated with hazardous waste management. Waste is categorised as hazardous according to its properties, such as explosive, flammable, irritant, toxic etc. The indicator considers waste management practices implemented and whether management complies with the relevant regulations and permits.

Questions:

What type of waste is generated at the facility site?

How is hazardous waste managed?

Rating:

Hazardous waste is segregated, stored, treated and disposed not to pose a threat to human health and the environment

Hazardous waste is segregated, stored, treated and disposed in a way that could pose some risk to human health and the environment, involving the application of risk management measures

Hazardous waste is segregated, stored, treated and disposed in a way that could pose some risk to human health and the environment

Management of hazardous waste is not in line with the EBRD Environmental and Social Policy

Management of hazardous waste is not in line with the regulation or permit

Sources of information:

EBRD. 2014. Environmental and Social Policy.

OECD. 2007. Guidance manual on environmentally sound management of waste. OECD.