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Review of the joint informational Letter of the Ministry of natural resources and environment of the Russian Federation and Rosprirodnadzor on licensing of activities on waste management

The Ministry of natural resources and environment of the Russian Federation in the Letter dated 13.04.2017 No. АС-10-01-36/7619 (hereinafter – the “Letter”) clarifies a number of issues concerning licensing of activities on management of wastes included in I – IV hazard classes.

The key conclusions of the Ministry of natural resources and environment of the Russian Federation are outlined below:

  • Waste collection is the initial stage of waste management and is aimed at securing any of the subsequent methods of waste management. In this regard, waste reception or arrival from individuals and legal entities for subsequent implementation in relation to such waste of at least one of the waste management activities (treatment, recycling, neutralization, transportation and disposal) is considered to be collection of waste.
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