Regulatory framework

Regulatory framework

Regulatory framework

A list of Spanish and European laws in effect in Spain on managing packaging waste is provided below.

National regulations

Royal Decree 293/2018, of May 18, on reduction of the consumption of plastic bags.
ORDER AAA/1783/2013, of October 1, modifies annex 1 of the Regulation for the development and execution of LAW 11/1997.
LAW 22/2011, of July 28, of waste and contaminated soils.
MAM ORDER 3624/2006, of November 17, modifies annex 1 of Regulation for the development and execution of LAW 11/1997.
LAW 9/2006, of April 28, on evaluation of the effects of certain plans and programs on the environment.
ROYAL DECREE 252/2006, of March 3, reviews the recycling and recovery objectives established in LAW 11/1997, and modifies RD 782/1998.
ROYAL DECREE 782/1998 of April 30, which approves the Regulation for the development and execution of LAW 11/1997, of April 24, on packaging and packaging waste.
Annexes modifications to LAW 11/1997 of April 24, on packaging and packaging waste.
LAW 11/97 of April 24, on packaging and packaging waste.

European regulations

DIRECTIVE (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and the Council, of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.
DIRECTIVE (EU) 2018/850 of the European Parliament and the Council, of May 30, 2018, amending Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste.
DIRECTIVE (EU) 2018/851 of the European Parliament and the Council, of May 30, 2018, amending Directive 2008/98/EC on waste.
DIRECTIVE (EU) 2018/852 of the European Parliament and the Council, of May 30, 2018, amending Directive 94/62/CE on packaging and packaging waste.
Communication form the Commission of the European Strategy for plastics in a circular economy, SWD(2018) 16 final, Strasbourg 16.1.2018.
Annexes of Communication from the Commission of the European Strategy for plastics in a circular economy, SWD(2018) 16 final, Strasbourg 16.1.2018.
DIRECTIVE 2004/12/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of February 11, 2004, amending DIRECTIVE 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.
DIRECTIVE 94/62/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of December 20, 1994, on packaging and packaging waste.