ERP Portugal

ERP Portugal – Waste Compliance Scheme, was born in the European Recycling Platform, the first European platform initially dedicated to Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) management, and meanwhile, included the management of Batteries & Accumulators and Packaging Waste in several countries.

ERP Portugal was constituted on 13 May 2005 to operate in the management of WEEE, resulting from an initiative of four large companies: Gillete Portugal Group, Lda. (currently Procter & Gamble Portugal, SA), Electrolux, Lda., Hewlett Packard Portugal, Lda. and Sony Portugal, Lda. (currently Sony Europe Limited, Branch in Portugal) – Dispatch No. 353/2006, of May 13, of the Ministry of Economy and Innovation and the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Permit that was rewened on May 25 of 2018 (ERP Portugal Permit).

In 2010, ERP Portugal extended its activity to the management of Waste of Batteries & Accumulators (WBA), through a Permit granted by the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning (Dispatch no. 3862/2010), already renewed through Dispatch no. 11275-A / 2017, of 22 December, of the Ministry of the Environment.

Currently, ERP Portugal has already won the trust of around 700 companies that, in the scope of the Producer’s Extended Responsibility, have transferred the obligations to recycle waste from products puto n the market to the compliance scheme, ensuring compliance with the objectives and requirements imposed by the legislation in force, in particular regarding the collection, reuse, recycling and recovery of waste that are part of the Integrated WEEE and WBA Management Systems.

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Producers’ Extended Responsability

Based on the principle of Producer’s Extended Responsibility, companies that put products on the national market must assume responsibility for the environmental impacts when they reach the end of their life cycle and become waste.
This obligation can be transferred to ERP Portugal, by providing
the quantities put on the market and the payment of the respective financial fees.

Based on the Permits, the services of ERP Portugal apply to the availability of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) and Portable and Industrial Batteries and Accumulators (BA) on the market.

This way, the companies guarantee the legal compliance with the requirements defined in the current legislation on waste management, consolidated in Decree-Law no. 152-D / 2018, of December 11.

The process of joining ERP Portugal is simple, fast and online.

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Waste Management Experience

Characterized by synergies in the compliance scheme services offer, ERP Portugal accumulates a wide experience and consolidated know-how regarding waste management, importing the best practices and methodologies available in the European context and defending the competition as an essential element to the promotion of the maximum efficiency in the use of resources.

In order to consolidate its position as an effective player in a structuring market for economy and for society, ERP Portugal has been given priority to the creation and strengthening of partnership relations, for the implementation of an efficient integrated management system, which contributes to the fulfillment of the national targets imposed by the European Commission, as well as compliance with the requirements defined in its permits.

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