Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators

Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators
 
 
Subsidiary Legislation 549.54 - the Waste Management (Waste Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations as published by Legal Notice 55 of 2010 [Download] brings into effect most of the provisions of Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators [Download].  It seeks to improve the environmental performance of batteries and accumulators, maximising the separate collection of waste batteries and accumulators and achieving a high level of recycling for all waste batteries and accumulators as well as to improve the performance of the activities of all economic operators, in particular producers and recycling facilities.


General Information:

Registration and Renewal Forms:

Form D -​​ Registration Form as a Producer of Batteries and Accumulators Manual ​Form​ Electronic Form​​
​​Form E - Renewal Form as a registered Producer of Batteries and Accumulators (2017)​ Manual Form Electronic Form
​Form F - Deregistration Form as ​a Producer of Batteries and Accumulators (2017) Manual Form
​Application to operate a Waste Batteries Compliance Scheme ​Manual Form​

Further guidelines for self-compliant producers & authorised compliance scheme(s):
N.B. The Competent Authority exempts a self-compliant producer from assigning an independent auditor to certify all the information reported to the Authority, provided that the self-compliant producer provides evidence of participating in a certified environmental management system(s), namely EN ISO 14001 or/and the Eco-Management & Audit Scheme (EMAS) and further provided that the environmental audits conducted in relation to ISO 14001 or/and EMAS standards accomplish all the requirements set by the Authority in the "Terms of Reference for Audits by a Self-Compliant Producer of Batteries and Accumulators".


Registration as eligible auditors to conduct audits under the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Regula​tions:

Registered producers for packaging or packaging material, electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), and batteries and accumulators as well as Compliance Schemes are obliged under the relevant national legislations to use the services of an Auditor, approved by ERA, to certify all of the information reported.
 
Interested parties who fulfil​ the requirements set by ERA are to submit their interest accompanied by the requested documentation. Only those parties listed hereunder shall be considered to be suitable Auditors, approved by ERA, to conduct the EPR Regulations.
​​Eligibility Requirements to conduct audits under the EPR Regulations
These requirements may be amended from time to time as deemed necessary, and would be applicable with immediate effect
List of eligible Auditors to conduct audits under the EPR Regulations​​
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Authorised Waste Batteries Compliance Scheme(s):
​​Name of Scheme Scheme Permit Number​ Status​
AGV Non-Ferrous Malta Ltd. WM 00003/15/A​ Renewal Issued
​GreenPak Battery Recycle (GreenPak Coop Society Ltd.) WM 00001/16 ​Permit Issued​

A list of authorised waste management facilities may be viewed HERE.
Should you require further assistance please contact us on: Phone: 2292 3500. Email: batteries@era.org.mt