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§ 1 the aim of this regulation is to
1. producers shall take responsibility for waste paper,
2. Enter the paper will be taken care of on a health and
environmentally sound manner, and
3. meet the recycling targets.
section 2 of this regulation is notified pursuant
— Chapter 15. section 6 of the environmental code in terms of section 11,
— Chapter 15. section 7 of the environmental code in terms of section 25,
— Chapter 15. 7 a of the environmental code in terms of 11 to 16, 21, 22, 24,
26-27, 32 and 33 § §,
— Chapter 15. section 9 of the Environment Act in terms of sections 28 to 31;
– Chapter 8. section 11 of the Constitution in respect of section 35, and
– Chapter 8. section 7 of the Constitution in the case of other
paragraph 3 of the rules relating to the municipality shall be responsible
for transport, recovery and disposal of
household waste is in chapter 15. section 8 of the environmental code. This responsibility
restricted by that regulation only in respect of waste
be provided to any person by virtue of this regulation, the gather
in the waste.
section 4 of the Regulations concerning the duty to sort out the recycled paper
from other waste and where to submit the return page is the
in the 24 c and 24 d § § waste regulations (2011:927).
Expression of the regulation
paragraph 5 of this regulation,
newspapers: newspapers, magazines, direct mail,
telephone directories, mail order catalogs and
similar products by paper, and
recycled paper: waste newspapers.
section 6 of the producer for the purposes of this regulation, the
Professional for distribution in Sweden
1. produce or to Sweden for in such papers as
newspapers are printed on,
2. press or press allows newspapers, or
3. to Sweden for the newspapers.
paragraph 7 of this regulation,
Recycle: recycling waste by reprocessing
the new products, materials or substances that should not be
be used as a fuel or filling material,
Recycle: managing waste in such a way that it
prepared to be reused or benefit
as a substitute for other materials or are prepared to
be used as a substitute for other materials,
disposal: dispose of any waste without
recycle it, or leave it to someone who collects or
carrying it off, and
treat: recycle or dispose of.
section 8 of this regulation, '
collect: download or receive recycled paper as well as sort, store
or otherwise manage it downloaded or received
the waste before it is transported on to treatment,
collection systems: professional collection of
§ 9 Provision in section 10 specifies targets for recycling.
To calculate if the goal is reached, the number that corresponds to the
amount of recycled paper that is recycled in a
calendar year (recycling amount) divided by the
number that represents the number of newspapers that have been manufactured in
Sweden or introduced to Sweden during the same calendar year
(volume). The quantities shall be expressed in weight. At
the calculation of the quantity of production is not the newspapers
professionally carried out from Sweden. The result of the
the Division is material recovery rate, which should be specified in the
10 § the aim is that the recycling rate by 1
January 2020 should be at least 75% and then at least 90
Producer responsibility for handling of waste paper
section 11 of The who is the producer of the magazines or papers that
newspapers are printed on to
1. provide a collection system which means that
the newspapers and the paper is taken care of when they become waste,
make sure that the system meets the requirements of this regulation,
2. ensure that anyone else who has a permit under section 12 of the
operate a collection system has committed itself to take care of
the newspapers and paper when they become waste.
12 § authorisation to drive a
Permission is not required for
1. a municipality's collection of recycled paper within the municipality, or
2. collection of segmentation recycled paper arising from or
in connection with professional activities.
section 13 A collection system that requires a permit under section 12
shall be appropriate and nationwide.
For a system to be considered appropriate,
1. in the system include
a) easily accessible collection points where it has used
a newspaper and want to leave it as waste paper can do it
easily and without having to pay anything to the system,
(b)) a service which means that the system without charge
Download or receive recycled paper as the municipality has collected
c) a service which means that anyone who has collected
recycled paper arising from professional activities can leave
paper to the system without having to pay anything to
d) a service provided by means other than households receive such
information referred to in section 31,
2. the exercise be carried out in such a way as not to hamper
3. the waste paper collected are treated in a health
environmentally sound manner,
4. the activities conducted to effectively contribute to the
reach targets for recycling of this regulation,
5. There may be a reassuring security equal to
the cost to collect and process such waste paper
as the system will take care of as such a commitment that
referred to in section 11,
6. the operator of the system interact with others who have
permission to operate collection system on how costs for
the management of the waste paper collected shall
7. the operator give producers the opportunity to let
magazines are covered by the system without conditions that discriminate against
any producer, and
8. the rest of the system operated in the health-and environmentally
For a system to be considered nationwide, the system
be collection points in each municipality with a geographical
spread within the municipality that are reasonable in the light of
population density, location and other activities
section 14 in deciding if a collection system is appropriate and
nationwide, consideration should be given to the who arrived at
consultation in accordance with §§ 16 and 27.
Preparatory consultation on collection systems
section 15 of The intending to operate a collection system, before
the applicant for an authorization under section 12 shall consult with other
authorised to drive the collection systems and in the
the consultations explored coordinate systems.
section 16 of The intending to operate a collection system, before
the applicant for an authorisation as referred to in section 12 shall consult with
municipalities and in the consultation
1. a detailed statement of how the system should be organised and
2. a detailed statement of how the system should be coordinated with
other collection systems that have State and with local government
waste management obligation,
3. give an account of the dispenser, licences and permits available
or to search for activities, and
4. explore opportunities municipalities have to facilitate
the construction of the system by assigning locations for
collection or take other measures.
The local authority should be given the opportunity to comment on
the statement referred to in the first subparagraph 1 – 3.
Examination of an application for a licence to operate a
section 17 questions about the permit referred to in section 12 are examined by
The environmental protection agency.
section 18 of the application for authorization must be in writing and must contain the
1. the applicant's name, contact details and personal or
registration number or, if one does not exist, the applicant's
national or European tax identification number,
2. about how the collection system should be designed and operated,
3. about how by collateral shall be held for the costs
associated with collecting and treating the waste paper
as the system will take care of as such a commitment that
referred to in section 11,
4. what has emerged during consultations under section 16, and
5. otherwise required for a determination of whether the system is
appropriate and nationwide according to section 13.
section 19 of An authorisation may be granted only to those who
1. have the human, technical, organizational and economic
ability to operate a collection system which meets the
the requirements of section 13,
2. is a producer or according to § 11 2 has committed to take
care of recycled paper, and
3. According to section 16 of the consulted.
section 20 of The licence should be reconciled with the conditions necessary for
the collection system throughout the State time to
comply with the requirements of section 13.
Corresponding authorisation in other countries
section 21 of The program in another country within the European Union or the European
economic area have the right to collect waste paper
in accordance with a permit or other approval that is given in the
country (foreign State) may, instead of applying for
permit under section 12, request that the environmental protection agency considers whether
the foreign state corresponds to a licence pursuant to section 12 of the
and meets the requirements of section 13.
section 22 If a foreign state corresponds to a condition
According to section 12 and meets the requirements of section 13, the Swedish environmental protection agency
decide that the foreign State applies as a
permit under section 12.
Information about given permit
section 23 of the environmental protection agency will inform the public about who
under 12 or section 22 has permission to operate a
Operation of a collection system
section 24 the operator of a collection system shall
1. continuously ensure that the system meets the requirements of
2. inform the environmental protection agency if such
changes in the system which might affect the assessment of how
the system meets the requirements of section 13,
3. inform the environmental protection agency about what comes up
at the consultation under section 27, and
4. provide information to the City Council that it needs to
comply with the requirements of article 31 of this regulation and in section 76 b
Waste Regulation (2011:927).
section 25 of the operator of a collection system shall, by 31
March each year to the environmental protection agency to leave
1. details of the producers that allows newspapers or
paper that newspapers are printed on the subject to the
identifying each producer's personal or
registration number, or if one does not exist, the producer's
national or European tax identification number,
2. information on the total amount of newspapers that the producers
referred to in 1 Professional for distribution in Sweden has
printed or brought into Sweden during the almost
preceding calendar year, excluding newspapers professional
exported from Sweden, and
3. in the case of the recycled paper that are managed by the system,
data on the amount of waste paper that during the
preceding calendar year,
b) treated in Sweden,
c) transported to another country for treatment, and
d) treated in another country.
Details of the quantities referred to in the first subparagraph shall be indicated by weight.
Information referred to in the first subparagraph 3 (b) and (d) shall be specified in
how much is recycled, how much has
recovered by other means, and how much has
Consultation during operation of a collection system
section 26 of the operator of a collection system should, if necessary,
consult with others who are licensed to drive
collection system on how the systems can be coordinated.
section 27 the operator of a collection system should, if necessary,
or if a municipality requests it, consult with the municipality of
1. how the system is organized and operated,
2. how the system is coordinated with other collection systems and
municipal waste management obligation, and
3. other significant matters relating to the system.
Municipalities collect recycled paper
section 28 a municipality may collect segmentation recycled paper on mission
of a collection system which has a permit under section 12.
section 29 a municipality that collects segmentation recycled paper on different
way than under section 28 shall
1. do it in an appropriate manner, so that the collection does not
complicates the recycling,
2. inform the operator of a collection system with
permit under section 12 of the municipal collection and how the
takes place, and
3. leave the return the paper to a collection system which has
permit under section 12.
The municipality may require compensation for dropping return paper
only if it is between the municipality and the operator
collection system is agreement on such
The collection of waste paper from professional activities
30 § Segmentation recycled paper arising from or in connection
with professional activities may be collected by other than a
municipality and the authorized pursuant to section 12, if the collection
is done in an appropriate manner so as not to hamper
recycling and the collecting
1. make sure that the
(a)) return the paper processed at a health and environmental
b) conducting waste management so as to effectively contribute
to meet the recycling targets, and
c) environmental protection agency by 31 March of each year, information
equivalent to those to be provided in accordance with paragraph 3, 25
2. leave the waste to a collection system which has
permit under section 12 without requesting any payment unless
The municipality's responsibility to inform
section 31 of the municipality shall inform households of
1. requirement of 24 c and 24 d § § waste regulations
(2011:927) to sort out the waste paper from other waste,
2. how the sort should go to,
3. available collection systems,
4. how households can contribute to increased recycling,
5. the recovery results that sort of helps.
The municipality shall give the operator a collection system opportunity
to provide feedback on the design.
Review and withdrawal of permits
32 § environmental protection agency may, on its own initiative, review a
authorization pursuant to section 12, if necessary to
collection system shall comply with the requirements of section 13.
33 § environmental protection agency may revoke a permit under section 12
If the collection system does not meet the requirements of this
A permit may not be withdrawn if the gaps have only
34 § provisions on supervision, see chapter 26. the environmental code and
in the environmental protection Decree (2011:13). Provisions on the
operational supervisory responsibilities associated with this regulation
see chapter 26. the third subparagraph of paragraph 3 of the environmental code, and Chapter 2. 4,
24, 29 and 30 § § environmental protection regulation.
35 § environmental protection agency may provide for
the enforcement of this regulation.
36 § provision for appeal, see Chapter 19. paragraph 1 of the third
subparagraph environmental code.
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 november 2014.
2. the provisions of paragraphs 9 and 10 shall be applied for the first time in
question about recycled paper collected after the end of
3. the provisions of section 11 apply for the first time in the case of
magazines and newspapers are printed on paper produced,
printed or imported into Sweden from the end of March
2019. Regulation (2015:515).
4. the provisions of 12 – 16, 23 to 27, 32 and 33 § § apply
first time in terms of the collection systems referred to
operated from the end of March 2019. Regulation (2015:515).
5. the provisions of sections 17 to 22 apply for the first time in question
If the applications for authorization submitted after the expiry of
March 2018. Regulation (2015:515).
6. the provisions of sections 28 to 30 apply for the first time in question
If the waste paper collected after the end of March 2019.
7. The provision in section 31 shall apply for the first time in the case of
information provided after the end of March 2019.
8. The regulation repeals Regulation (1994:1205) if
producer responsibility for waste paper.
9. The provision in paragraph 1 of the repealed regulation does
still, for waste paper collected before the end of
10. the provisions of 4 – 6 (c) and 8 to 10 of the repealed
the regulation, however, still recovered paper as
generated or collected by the end of March 2019.
11. the provisions of paragraph 7 of the repealed Regulation applies
still, however, for tasks in the calendar years up
until 2018. Regulation (2015:515).
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