Waste Management Applications

Waste Management FAQ

Waste Management Reporting Templates


According to the Waste Regulations published by Legal Notice 184 of 2011 and as subsequently amended by the Waste (Amendment) regulations as published by Legal Notice 441 of 2011, any facility carrying out any waste management operations should be permitted by The ERA.

To date a number of installations have applied for, and have been issued with, a Waste Management Permit or an Environmental Permit.

The scope of such permits is to make sure that certain environmental standards are maintained during the operations of these facilities. The permitted facilities are encouraged to operate in an environmentally sustainable manner. Facilities are also required to report the amount of waste that they treat on an annual basis. Only waste that are treated at authorized facilities may be deemed to comply with the environmental laws and may qualify for eco-tax reimbursement.

A number of facilities operate in various sectors; their aim is to reduce the volumes of waste, while recycling or reusing different materials. Most of these materials are exported so that they are recycled. The public are urged to make use only of authorized facilities. This will make sure that only properly authorized facilities and competent persons deal with such waste.

Moreover, the disposal of inert waste generated by the construction industry in depleted quarries is regulated under Legal Notice 22 of 2009 and 184 of 2011 as amended. Prior to this legislation, Legal Notice 128 of 1997 permitted a number of quarries for backfilling operations, whereby clean inert waste is recycled and/or backfilled. The waste that is authorised to enter at these sites is solely restricted to the following:

  1. Excavation Waste - Waste that originates from rock excavation. This waste should be free of soil, trees, shrubs or any other  agricultural content.
  2. Demolition Waste - Waste that originates from the demolition of structures. This waste is to consist of stone slabs and concrete planks or concrete beams only and should not contain any other waste type such as aluminium, wood or iron apertures, pieces of clothing, furniture, household goods, mattresses or any other waste.

Should you require further information on the permitting of waste management facilities, contact the Environmental Permitting and Industry Unit on environmental.permitting@era.org.mt or Telephone No 22923500.

Permitted Sites for Waste Management

The application form for Waste Management Facilities can be downloaded here [
Click Here]

Please follow this link for a list of European Waste Catalogue (EWC) codes according to Decision 2000/532/EC, compared to those in Legal Notice 337 of 2001. Legal Notice 184 of 2011, which came into force on 1 June 2011, makes reference to the waste codes in Decision 2000/532/EC and repeals Legal Notice 337 of 2001.

The following is a list of the current Permitted Sites for Waste Management:

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
​​EP/IP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
EP 009/10 Electronic Products Ltd. (Maggi)​​ ​Storage and dismantling of WEEE​ Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 017/15 ​Electronic Products Ltd. (Kordin) ​Storage of WEEE Permit ​Issued
Renewal Issued​
​EP 029/15 ​Electronic Products Ltd. (Luqa) ​Storage of WEEE Permit ​Issued
Surrender Letter​
​EP 016/13 ​Ta' Robba Ltd. ​Storage of WEEE Permit Issued
​EP 024/09 ​IMA Engineering Ltd. ​​Storage and dismantling of WEEE Permit Issued
​WM 004/07 ​Greenskips Ltd. ​Storage of WEEE Permit Issued 
Renewal Issued
Renewal Issued​
Renewal G Issued
Renewal H Issued
Renewal Issued
​WM 003/07 ​G.S. Recycling Ltd.​ ​Storage and dismantling of WEEE Permit Issued
Renewal D Issued
Renewal E Issued​
Renewal Issued
​EP 010/11 ​Wasteserv Marsa WEEE Storage Facility ​Storage and dismantling of specified WEEE, storage of fluorescent tubes & batteries​ Permit Issued
​WM 001/08 ​Metalco Ltd. ​Storage and dismantling of WEEE Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​WM 009/06 ​DDE Attard Ltd. ​Storage and dismantling of non-hazardous WEEE Permit Issued 
Renewal Issued
​EP 047/11 ​Electrowaste Ltd. ​Storage and dismantling of WEEE Permit Issued
Renewal G Issued

IP 0002/13

​Metalc​o Ltd​ ​Temporary storage and processing of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Metalco Ltd link to IPPC Permit
End of Life Vehicles (ELVs)
​​EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
EP 016/13 Ta' Robba Ltd.​​ ​ELV depollution & dismantling Permit Issued
EP 050/12
​Roc-A-Go Ltd. ELV depollution & dismantling Permit Issued
​WM 009/08 ​Hompesh Processing Co. Ltd ​ELV depollution & dismantling Permit Issued
​EP 021/10 ​ELA Ltd. ​ELV depollution & dismantling Permit Issued
​EP 010/13 ​JAC Steel Ltd. ​ELV depollution & dismantling Permit Issued 
Renewal Issued
​EP 054/14 ​AutoCheck Ltd. ​ELV depollution & dismantling Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
​​EP 015/16 ​​Alfred Sammut ​ELV depollution & dismantling Permit Issued
​IP 0004/12 Gasparell Bailing Plant Ltd​ Bailing plant ad end-of-life vehicle facility​ Gasparell Baling Plant Ltd link to IPPC Permit ​​

Metals
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
​WM 001/08 Metalco Ltd. Storage & processing of scrap metal  Permit Issued   
Renewal Issued​​
WM 009/08
Hompesh Processing Co.
Ltd.​
Storage & processing of scrap metal Permit Issued
​EP 022/11 ​Samito Ltd. ​Temporary storage of scrap & plastic
components
Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 010/13 ​JAC Steel Ltd. ​Storage & processing of scrap metal Permit Issued  Renewal Issued
​EP 044/09 ​All-Diesels Ltd. ​Storage & processing of scrap metal Permit Issued
​EP 065/12​ ​JJ Borda Scrap Metals Ltd. ​Storage & processing of scrap metal Permit Issued  
Renewal issued
​EP 021/10 ​ELA Ltd. ​Storage & processing of scrap metal Permit Issued
​EP 007/10 ​AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd. ​Storage of scrap metal Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
​WM 009/06 ​DDE Attard Ltd. ​Storage & processing of scrap metal Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
​EP 012/11 ​Colin's Metal Co. Ltd. ​Storage of non-ferrous scrap metal Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
​EP 006/13 ​IMEX Import and Export ​Storage & processing of scrap metal Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
​WM 003/07 ​G.S. Recycling Ltd. ​Storage of scrap metal Permit Issued
Renewal D Issued​ 
Renewal E Issued
Renewal Issued
​WM 004/07 ​Greenskips Ltd. ​Storage of scrap metal Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 050/12 ​Roc-A-Go Ltd. ​Storage & processing of scrap metal  Permit Issued
​EP 059/12 Estral Ltd​. ​Storage & processing of scrap metal Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
​IP 0004/12 Gasparell Baling Plant Ltd​ Storage & processing of scrap metal​ Gasparell Baling Plant Ltd link to IPPC Permit ​​
​IP 0002/13 Metalco Ltd​ Storage & processing of scrap metal​ Metalco Ltd link to IPPC Permit​
​IP 0004/13 AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd​ Storage of scrap metal​ AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd link to IPPC Permit​
Recyclables
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
​EP 028/13 WasteCare Recycling
Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables  Permit Issued​
Surrender Letter​
EP 010/13
JAC Steel Ltd.
Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables​ Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
EP 053/12
U-Recycle Ltd ​Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables Permit Issued
EP 009/11
Kasco Recycling Ltd.
Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
WM 001/07
C&V Polymers Ltd. - Marsa Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
EP 010/12
Autoclin Ltd. ​Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables Permit Issued​​
EP 007/10​
AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd. Sorting of separately collected recyclables Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
WM 006/08 Multi Packaging Ltd. Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
EP 021/09 Sant' Antnin Plant Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables Permit Issued 
EP 044/14 Smart Recycling Ltd. Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables Permit I​ssued
Renewal Issued
EP 018/13 C&V Polymers Ltd. - Hal Far Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​WM 003/07 ​G.S. Recycling Ltd. Sorting & baling of separately collected recyclables​ Permit Issued
Renewal D Issued​ 
Renewal E Issued
Renewal Issued
​WM 004/07 ​Greenskips Ltd. Storage of separately collected recyclables
Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
EP 014/13 MCL Components Ltd.​ Storage & re-processing of plastics Permit Issued
EP 007/15​ ​J. Bonavia & Nephews Ltd. ​Baling and temporary storage of separated wastes (foil, paper and moulded plastics) Permit A Issued​
​IP 0002/13 Metalco Ltd​ Storage and Processing of Recyclable waste​ Metalco Ltd link to IPPC Permit​
​IP 0004/13 AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd​ Temporary storage of Recylclable waste​ AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd link to IPPC Permit​
​IP 0005/13 Sant Antnin Waste Treatment Plant​ Material recovery facility and Mechanical tratment plant with anaerobic digestor Sant Antnin Waste Treatment Plant link to IPCC Permit​
​IP 0007/13 Malta North Waste Treatment Plant​ Operation of a Mechanical Treatment Plant and Biogas Plant​ Malta North Waste Treatment Plant link to IPPC Permit​

Storage of Waste Lead Acid Batteries
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
​EP 039/09 Schembri Batteries Ltd.
Storage & recharging of waste batteries​ Permit Issued
EP 007/10
AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd. Storage & processing of waste batteries Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 065/12 ​JJ Borda Scrap Metals Ltd. ​Storage of waste batteries Permit Issued
Renewal issued
​EP 006/13 ​IMEX Import and Export ​Storage of waste batteries Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
Renewal Issued
​IP 0002/13 Metalco Ltd​ Storage of waste batteries​ Metalco Ltd link to IPPC Permit​
​IP 0004/13 AGV non Ferrous Ltd​ Storage of waste batteries​ AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd link to IPPC Permit​

Other Hazardous Waste
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
WM 003/07 G.S. Recycling Ltd.
Temporary storage of hazardou​s wastes Permit Issued
Renewal D Issued​ 
Renewal E Issued​
Renewal Issued
WM 004/07
Greenskips Ltd. Temporary storage of hazardous wastes Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 024/09 ​IMA Engineering Ltd. ​Storage & treatment of hazardous wastes (solvents, sludges, etc) Permit Issued
​EP 029/10​ Attard Services Ltd.
​Temporary storage of waste oil Permit Issued
​EP 028/14 ​Randolph Baldacchino ​Temporary storage of waste oil Permit Issued
​EP 053/14 ​Enemalta Xewkija District ​Temporary storage of hazardous wastes Permit Issued
​IP 0004/07 Thermal Treatment Facility​ Incineration of animal by-products and hazardous waste​ Thermal Treatment Facility link to IPPC Permit
​IP 0002/08 Waste Oils Co. Ltd​ Processing of hazardous waste​ Waste Oils Co. Ltd link to IPPC Permit ​
​IP 0002/13 Metalco Ltd​ Temporary storage of hazardous wastes​ Metalco Ltd link to IPPC Permit​

Tyres
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
WM 009/06 DDE Attard Ltd.
Storage and bailing of tyres Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
EP 010/13
JAC Steel Ltd.
Storage and bailing of tyres​
​IP 0004/12 Gasparell Baling Plant Ltd​ Storage and bailing of tyres​ Gasparell Baling Plant Ltd link to IPPC Permit ​​
​IP 0002/13 ​Metalco Ltd Storage and baling of tyres​ Metalco Ltd link to IPPC Permit​
Other Non-Hazardous Waste

EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
EP 023/10 Electrowaste Ltd. Storage & re-packaging of waste clothing Permit Issued 
Renewal Issued
Renewal E Issued​
EP 022/11
Samito Ltd.
Storage of non-hazardous WEEE prior to export​
​EP 025/12 ​Vernons Ltd. ​Storage and filtering of edible oil prior to export Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 003/13 ​Ivy Ltd. ​Storage of non-hazardous solder dross prior to export Permit Issued
​EP 007/13 ​General Precast Ltd. ​Processing of expanded polystyrene and operating a batching plant  Permit Issued
​WM 003/07 ​G.S.Recycling Ltd.​ ​Storage of non-hazardous waste Permit Issued
Renewal D Issued​ 
Renewal E Issued
Renewal Issued
​WM 004/07 ​Greenskips Ltd. ​Temporary storage of non-hazardous waste​ Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 029/11 ​J.M.Vassallo Vibro Blocks Ltd ​To operate an installation Permit Issued
​EP 017/16 ​​Thomas Nevola ​Storing of Edible Oil Permit Issued​
​IP 0001/05 Ta' Zwejra​ Non-hazardous landfill​ Ta' Żwejra link to IPPC Permit​
​IP 0001/06 Ghallis non-hazardous landfill​ Non-hazardous landfill​ Għallis non-hazardous landfill link to IPPC Permit 
​IP 0002/13 Metalco Ltd​ Temporary storage and processing of non-hazardous waste​ Metalco Ltd link to IPPC Permit​​
​Storage of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) - cylinders
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
WM 004/07 ​Greenskips Ltd. ​Temporary storage of non-hazardous waste​ Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 024/09 ​IMA Engineering Ltd. ​Storage & treatment of hazardous wastes (solvents, sludges, etc) Permit Issued
​Civic Amenity Sites (CAs)
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
EP 008/09 CA Site Hal Far
Civic Amenity Site
Permit Issued
EP 045/12
CA Site Luqa​
Civic Amenity Site
Permit Issued
​EP 006/09 ​CA Site Maghtab ​Civic Amenity Site Permit Issued
​EP 007/09 ​CA Site Mriehel ​Civic Amenity Site Permit Issued
​EP 044/12 ​CA Site Tal-Kus ​Civic Amenity Site Permit Issued
​EP 038/12 ​CA Site Pitkalija ​Civic Amenity Site​ Permit Issued​
​Container Storage Yards
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
EP 058/12​ Joseph Bonello
Storage of sealed containers
Permit Issued
Renewal D Issued
Renewal E Issued
EP 064/12
Miksons Ltd.​
Storage of sealed containers
Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
Renewal Issued
Packaging​
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
EP 040/15​ PET Packaging
Packaging Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​​
Wood​​
EP Number Facility Activity​ Status​
WM 001/07​ C & V Polymers Ltd. - Marsa
Acceptance of Wood
Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​EP 018/13 ​C & V Polymers Ltd - Hal Far ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
​WM 009/06 ​DDE Attard Ltd. ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​​
​WM 004/07 ​Greenskips Ltd. ​Acceptance of Wood ​​Permit Issued
Renewal Issued
Renewal G Issued
Renewal H Issued​
Renewal Issued​
​EP 010/13 ​JAC Steel Ltd. ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
Renewal Issued​
​​EP 053/12​ ​​U-Recycle Ltd. ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​EP 028/15 ​Transfer Station Tal-Kus ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​EP 008/09 ​​CA Site Hal Far ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​EP 045/12 ​CA Site Hal Luqa​ ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​EP 006/09 ​CA Site Maghtab​ ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​EP 007/09 ​​CA Site Mriehel ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​EP 038/12 ​CA Site Pitkalija​ ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​EP 044/12 ​CA Site Tal-Kus ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​EP 020/15 ​Enemalta Cejlu ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued​ 
Renewal Issued​
​EP 053/14 ​Enemalta Xewkija ​Acceptance of Wood Permit Issued
​IP 0002/13 Metalco Ltd​ Acceptance of Wood​ Metalco Ltd link to IPPC Permit​
​IP 0004/13 AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd​ Acceptance of Wood​ AGV Non-Ferrous Ltd link to IPPC Permit​