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Moldova Batteries and Packaging registrations 2021

January 20th, 2021

WEEE, batteries and packaging regulations have been introduced in Moldova under the Law on Waste. The purpose of this law is to transpose the EU WEEE, Batteries and Packaging Directives.

What does this mean for you?

Regulation on waste electrical and electronic equipment (212/2018)

  • Registration deadline: 1 January 2019

  • Scope: 10 category scope of the original EU WEEE Directive (2002/96/EC)

  • Collective (via a PRO) or individual compliance

  • Collection targets: 5% in 2020 gradually increasing to 30% in 2025

Regulations on the management of batteries and accumulators (586/2020)

  • Registration deadline: 28 May 2021

  • Scope: portable, industrial and automotive batteries

  • Producers of portable batteries to join a PRO

  • Collection targets for portable batteries: 25% by 2023 and 45% by 2025

Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (561/2020)

  • Registration deadline: 21 November 2021

  • Scope: All packaging placed on the market, regardless of the material from which it was made

  • Collective (via a PRO) or individual compliance

  • Recycling targets: 5-15% in 2023 gradually increasing to 15-60% in 2029

How can we help?

EC4P can assess whether you are obligated under the WEEE, batteries and/or packaging regulations in Moldova based on your company’s sales arrangements and the type of products that you place onto the market. If you are obligated under the regulations, we can help you meet the producer responsibility requirements in Moldova. Please contact us if you would like more information on this service.