Bhutan Waste Prevention and Management Regulation 2012

This regulation shall be called “The Waste Prevention and Management Regulation, 2012”. This Regulation shall: establish procedures to implement the purpose of the Waste Prevention and Management Act, 2009; identify roles and areas of implementation of the Implementing Agencies for the purpose of establishing a sound waste management system including monitoring procedures at every organization level, through efficient collection, segregation, treatment, storage, transportation, reduction, reuse, recycling and safe disposal of solid, liquid and gaseous wastes; assign costs in proportion to the waste volume generated from the point source or by degree of their hazardousness by levying fees, charges and fines for non-compliance; and control and prohibit illegal dumping or releasing of waste into the environment.

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