Legal basis

Legal Basis

The ECO - ROM AMBALAJE S.A. activity is based on the Government Decision (GD) No. 621/2005, regarding management of packaging and packaging waste, which came into force on 20 July 2005. GD stipulates economic operators' obligation to fulfil the annual recovery and recycling targets for the packaging quantity they put on the market, as follows:

  • Economic operators that put on the market packed goods on the market are responsible for the primary, secondary and tertiary packaging used for packing their products;
  • Economic operators that pack packed goods are responsible for the secondary and tertiary packaging that they put on the market;
  • Economic operators that put service packaging (e.g. plastic/paper bags) on the market are responsible for this packaging.

Above mentioned economic operators are manufacturers and importers who put packaging and packed goods on the market.

GD includes also specific definitions of packaging and packaging waste management terminology.

The supervisory authority is the Ministry of Environment and Water Management through the National Agency of Environment.

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