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New information requirement for producers of priority products in the context of the EPR law

May 7, 2021

By means of Resolution No. 375, dated May 3, 2021, the Ministry of the Environment has instructed a new information request for producers of priority products, in the context of Law No. 20,920 on Waste Management, Extended Producer Responsibility and Recycling Promotion ("EPR Law").

Purpose

The information request is part of the obligations established for producers of priority products subject to recovery and valuation goals and obligation under the EPR Law, as well as for producers of priority products not subject to such goals or obligations, according to article 11 of the EPR Law.

Recipients

The information request is applicable to producers of the following priority products:

  • Lubricating oils
  • Electrical and electronic equipment
  • Batteries
  • Containers and packaging
  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Newspapers and magazines

Obligation to report

Under this request, producers must inform, through the Registry of Emissions and Transfer of Pollutants (Registro de Emisiones y Transferencia de Contaminantes, RETC), the amount -units, cubic meters and/or tons- of priority products brought into the market, within the country, during the year 2020.

Deadlines

The information must be provided as of the publication of this resolution and until 2:00 p.m. of July 2, 2021.