Local authorities

On this page you can navigate to find information about the following issues regarding WEEE or BAT:

Municipal responsibility

The local authorities have a number of assignments under the producer responsibility system, including sorting of WEEE at the municipal collection sites and ensuring that portable batteries are collected in the vicinity of citizens. Description of municipal role in the producer responsibility system.

WEEE

BAT

Collection sites

Local authorities open their collection sites (recycling centres) for reception of WEEE and batteries. Here you can find information about municipal collection sites and related requirements.

WEEE

BAT

Framework conditions

Framework conditions are the conditions under which producers and local authorities act. These are described in the WEEE Order and the Battery Order, respectively.

WEEE

BAT

Equipment and waste fractions

Review of fractions sorted and collected as well as the type of equipment that producers place at the disposal of collection.

WEEE

BAT

Emergency pick-up 

If the producers have not picked up WEEE and batteries in pursuance of the deadlines agreed with the local authorities, a so-called emergency pick-up can be carried out. The procedures governing this are described here.

WEEE

BAT

Municipal reporting

The local authorities must register information regarding the collection sites where producers are to pick up WEEE and batteries. Here is a description of how to carry out municipal reporting.

WEEE

BAT

Allocated collection sites

Once a year DPA-System makes a calculation to allocate producers with household WEEE and/or portable batteries a quantity of WEEE to be collected from the various municipalities. Here is a description of how this allocation is made as well as the result of the annual allocation.

WEEE

BAT

This website is designed in a way that you can navigate through the general access to the producer responsibility areas: “Electrical and electronic equipment" (WEEE), “batteries and accumulators" (BAT) and “vehicles" (ELV).

Last edited: 12/06/2019
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