Legislation and more information

Do you need to take a closer look at the specific legislation on producer responsibility? We have compiled the key directives, laws and executive orders for you here.

Electronics (WEEE) legislation

The producer responsibility for electrical and electronic equipment was introduced in Denmark in 2006 based on Eu’s WEEE directive. The EU directive includes the common EU rules, while within the framework of the directive, the individual EU countries can create their own national legislation. In practice, therefore, producer responsibility differs across the various EU countries. In Denmark, the producer responsibility for WEEE is regulated by the following legislation:

Batteries

The extended producer responsibility for batteries was introduced in Denmark on the basis of the EU Battery Directive with effect from 1 January 2009. The EU directive includes the common EU rules, while within the framework of the directive, individual EU countries can create their own national legislation. In practice, therefore, producer responsibility differs across the various EU countries. In Denmark, the extended producer responsibility for batteries is regulated by the following legislation:

You can read more on the Danish Producer Responsibility System website here

Your producer responsibility

Do you import or produce products that need batteries or electricity to work? You may be subject to the extended producer responsibility under the Danish Environmental Protection Act.

Become a member

Do you import or produce products that need batteries or electricity to work?