Sociedade Ponto Verde

Portugal
 

General info

Population

10.0 million

Date of Packaging Ordinance coming into effect

1997

Legal basis

The implementation of the European Directive 94/62 in Portugal was achieved throughout the creation of a national legal framework. Law-Decree No. 366-A/97 Regulation Ordinance No. 29-B/98 Law-Decree No. 162/2000

Obligated packaging

household packaging

Company info

Foundation of the PRO Europe Member Organization

1996

Contact Address

Sociedade Ponto Verde
Edificio Infante D. Henrique, Rua João Chagas, nº53 1ºDt.
1495-764 Lisboa
Portugal

Contact Person

Mr. Luís Martins
+351 21 010 24 00
info@pontoverde.pt

Offered Services

Functioning as a non-profit organisation SPV fully allocates its annual overall income to cover the additional costs of municipalities in regard to multi-material collection and sorting, promotion of communication and environmental education as well as research & development projects.

Objective

Based on the principle of shared environmental responsibility, aims at promoting the selective collection, take-back and recycling of packaging waste in Portugal.