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Hazardous waste transport

Every kind of treatment of hazardous waste is liable to permit. One exeption is the onsite collection and pre-treatment by the producer and some special cases of transport in connection with collection. 

Multiszint Ltd. undertakes the transport of every kind of hazardous waste. We pay special attention to complying of duties included in legal regulations. We ensure the tracking of our hazardous waste transports through our GPS based system and dispatcher service.

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Why is hazardous waste dangerous?

In case of activities producing or being in contact with hazardous waste it is a basic principle to endeavor to prevent and decline of the formation and danger of the waste and to recycle a bigger rate of waste. The tracking and control of the route of hazardous waste must be ensured and the environmental pollution and endangering of health is to be hindered. 

The Hungarian hazardous waste regulation considered earlier only the pre-processing, utilization and disposal activities as treatment. The waste management law introduced according to the EU regulations the wider concept of treatment that includes not only the physical or chemical changing of waste but the collection, storage and transport of waste, as well. The producer and holder of the waste is basically responsible for a treatment that hinders the pollution and impairment of the environment and its elements, and they have to provide for the environmentally friendly treatment and finally for the disposal of the hazardous waste. The fulfilment of the disposal can occure through the producer itself – according to the permit of the environmental authority – or through giving up to an authorized company. 

The general regulations of the treatment of hazardous waste contains the ministerial decree No. 98/2001. (15.06.) paying attention to the detailed regulations in law. Under the requirements of the treatment can be found first of all general conditions, restrictions and restraints of hazardous waste. From these it was regulated more detailed the question of mixing because it was in several cases just the attenuation of hazardous waste to make it less dangerous. To avoid this the waste management law says that it is prohibited to mix hazardous waste with other waste or materials or it must be authorized by the environmental authority. The regulation sets the conditions of giving out the mixing approval. 

Regulations about waste management and hazardous waste

LIII.law of 1995. about the general rules of the environmental protection

The aim of the law is to develop a harmonious connection between the human being and its environment, the protection of the whole environment and its elements and procedures to ensure the sustainable development. The law contains regulations regarding individual environmental elements, the environmental activities of the Parliament, the Government, the Minister of Environment, in addition, the tasks of the local governments, general regulations referring to the financial basics of the environmental protection (fees, contributions, charges), the content requirements for the preliminary and detailed environmental studies and controls.

XLIII.law of 2000. about the waste management. The aim of the law is the protection of human health, the natural and constructed environment, assuring the sustainable development and development of environmental awareness and behaviour with the means of waste management.

Ministerial decree No. 98/2001. (15.06) about the requirements of activities regarding hazardous waste

Ministerial decree No. 16/2001. (18. 07) about the waste register

Ministerial decree No. 164/2003. (18.10) about the recordkeeping and reporting obligation of waste 

The producer, owner and operator of waste – except for the transporter – must keep an up-to-date record about the amount and composition of waste arisen from their activities, overtaken from others and operated by them or transmitted to others. Obligated to regular recordkeeping is – except for the transporter – the operator of the waste and the producer if the number of employees outnumbers 10 persons or the amount of waste on one site is more than 200 kg regarding hazardous waste, 2000 kg regarding non-hazardous waste or 5000 kg regarding non-hazardous construction and demolition waste. The record must be kept according to the appendices of this regulation. 

Treatment of special types of waste

Ministerial decree of Environment Ministry No. 5/2001. (23.02) about the detailed rules of the polichlorinated bifenils and polichlorinated terfenils and devices containing them.

Ministerial decree of Health Ministry No. 1/2001.(11.01) about the treatment of waste arisen in medical institutions.

Ministerial decree of Environment Ministry No. 4/2001. (23.02.) about the detailed rules of treatment of waste oil. 

Ministerial decree No. 94/2002. (05.05.) about the packaging and detailed rules of treatment of packaging waste

Ministerial decree of Water and Environment Ministry No. 2/2002.(09.07) about the waste of producing titanium dioxide 

Ministerial decree of Agriculturel Ministry No. 71/2003. (27.06.) about the treatment of animal waste and about the rules of selling recycled products. 

Ministerial decree of Agricultural Ministry No. 103/2003. (11.09) about the treatment of waste contaminated by pesticides.

Ministerial decree of Water and Environment Ministry No. 23/2003. (29.12.) about the treatment of bio-waste and technical requirements of composting.

Ministerial decree of Ministry of Home Affairs and Water and Environment No. 45/2004. (26.07.) about the detailed rules of treatment of contruction and demolition debris.

Ministerial decree No. 267/2004. (23.09.) about end-of-life vehicles.

Ministerial decree of Water and Environment Ministry No.15/2004. (08.10) about the detailed rules of treatment of electric and electronic waste.

Ministerial decree of Health Ministry No. 20/2005. (10.06) about the treatment of human medicine waste and its packaging.

Ministerial decree of Water and Environment Ministry No. 21/2008. (30.08.) about the treatment of batteries and accumulators and their packaging.

International transport of hazardous waste (ADR)

LVIII. law of 2009. about publishing the European Agreement of the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and its Annexes with its modifications and supplements

Hazardous waste: Ministerial decree of Environment Ministry No. 16/2001. (18.07) about the register of waste.

Hazardous waste is waste specially assigned in Appendix 1. A) and waste in 1. B).

In case of waste not identifiable based on the lists as well as not signed in Appendix 1. section A) it is considered to be hazardous if it has either of the hazardous characteristics according to section 2. of Hgt. and has one or more characteristics concerning H3-H8,H10 and H11. 

A) closed area flash-point < 55 ºC,

B) ((determined by ministerial decree of the Environmental Ministry No. 10/2002 (26.03.) § 1.)) the interpretation of R sentences coontains the ministerial decree of Health Ministry No. 44/2000. (27.12.) about the regulations concerning hazardous materials and methods regarding hazardous products and activities. Information about the labelling of hazardous materials can be got from ETTSZ according to the XXV. Law of 2000. about the chemical safety. ) concentration of one or more as very toxic classified materials (expressed in percent by weigth, in case of gases in percent by volume)) (marked with R26, R 27, R 28) >0,1 %

c) ((determined by ministerial decree of Environmental Ministry No. 10/2002. (26.03.)) concentration of one or two as toxic classified materials (marked with R 23, R 24, R 25) >3%,

d) ((determined by ministerial decree of Environmental Ministry No. 10/2002. (26.03.)) one concentration of or more as harmful classified materials (marked with R 20, R21, R 22) >25%,

e) concentration of one or more as corrosive classified materials (marked with R 35) >1%,

f) concentration of one or more as corrosive classified materials (marked with R 34) >5%,

g) concentration of one or more as irritating classified materials (marked with R 41) >10%,

h) concentration of one or more as irritatingclassified materials (marked with R 36, R 37, R 38) >20%,

i) concentration of at least one class 1. or 2. carcinogenic material >0,1%,

j) concentration of at least class 3. carcinogenic material >1%,

k) concentration of at least class 1. or 2. reproductive toxic material (marked with  R 60, R 61) >0,5%,

l) concentration of at least one class 3. reproductive toxic material (marked with R 62, R63) >5%,

m) concentration of at least on class 1. or 2. mutagen material ( marked with R 46) >0,1%,

n) concentration of at least on class 3 mutagen material (marked with R 40) > 1%,

(4) the interpretation of R sentences coontains the ministerial decree of Health Ministry No. 44/2000. (27.12.)

(5) the third paragraph cannot be applied for alloys waste if they are not polluted on their surface with hazardous materials.

(6) Waste can be classified in to main group according to the arising activity and within this into the appropriate subgroup according to the paragraph 2. 

Duties of businesses regarding waste

Duties of the sender:

Duties of the carrier:

General information that the transport documents must contain:

Special regulations concerning waste:

Mixed loading prohibition:

Packages bearing different danger labels shall not be loaded together in the same vehicle or container unless mixed loading is permitted according to the danger labels their bear.

RECORDKEEPING AND REPORTING DUTIES OF BUSINESSES CONCERNING WASTE:

The ministerial decree No. 164/2003. about the recordkeeping and reporting duties concerning waste prescribes tasks for businesses.

It is considered as business:

It is not considered as business:

Those who are not considered as businesses do not have any recordkeeping and reporting duty.

According to the waste management law waste producer is whose activity arises waste from or during its activity the character and composition of waste changes. The waste management law prescribes the same responsibilities for the owners as for the producers of waste, so it is considered to be waste producers those who produce or possess waste.

About the waste not give up to the waste service must be kept record.

Producers of waste have regular reporting duties to the authorized environmental control authority if 

If the number of employees outnumbers 10 persons they have to hand in regular reports from each site (also in case if they have sites where does not arise any waste they do not give up to the local waste service.)

If the number of employees is fewer than 10 persons, they have to hand in reports only from sites where they have waste outnumbering the above mentioned amounts.

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