Portugal

Packaging Regulations

  • Regulations: Decree‐Law 366 A/97
  • Competent Agency: The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA)
  • Compliance Scheme: multiple

Key obligations:

  • Obligated businesses must register with the Integrated Electronic Waste Registration System (SIRER)
  • Obligated businesses can self-comply or join a compliance scheme
  • Obligated businesses must submit reports on the amount of packaging put on the market

Detailed information is available at the APA web-site.

WEEE Regultions

  • Regulations: Decree-Law no. 67/2014 as amended
  • Competent Agency: The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA)
  • Compliance Schemes: multiple

Key obligations:

  • Obligated businesses must register with the National Register (ANREEE)
  • Obligated businesses must submit reports on the amount of EEE put on the market
  • There are obligations on online sellers

Detailed information is available at the APA web-site.

Batteries Regulations

  • Regulations: Decree-Law no. 6/2009
  • Competent Agency: The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA)
  • Compliance Schemes: multiple

Key obligations:

  • Obligated businesses must register with the National Register (ANREEE)
  • Obligated businesses must submit reports on the amount of batteries put on the market
  • There are obligations on online sellers

Detailed information is available at the APA web-site.