Nº 21 June 2022

ISSN: 2173-8254

General Law 225-20 on Integral Management and Co-processing of Solid Waste

The law, with 142 articles and a high technical content, has as its main objective the implementation of a system in the generation of waste through a comprehensive management regime in order to prevent the generation of waste; establish a legal regime; promote the reduction, reuse, recycling and recovery of waste; regulate collection, transport and sweeping systems; guarantee the right of everyone to live in a healthy environment; protect the health of the population; and reduce the generation of greenhouse gases.