Environmental Standard for the Federal District NADF-019-AMBT-2018, Electrical and Electronic Waste.
The purpose of this Note is to inform about the provisions set forth in the Environmental Standard for the Federal District NADF-019-AMBT-2018, Electrical and electronic waste, in order to know the requirements and specifications for its management.
ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARD FOR THE FEDERAL DISTRICT NADF-019-AMBT-2018
The purpose of the standard under study is to establish the requirements and specifications for the correct separation, storage, collection, collection, transport, treatment, recycling and disposal of electrical and electronic waste within the territory of Mexico City.
In this sense, it is understood that electrical and electronic waste are all those devices that need electric current to function properly, which when discarded can be recovered or subjected to treatment for recycling and final disposal.
The rule in question is mandatory for large generators, large generators will be understood as the natural or legal person that generates an amount equal to or greater than 10 tons in total gross weight of waste per year or its equivalent in another unit of measure. of electrical and electronic waste such as those public or private persons who, derived from their industrial, commercial and service activities, directly or indirectly produce electrical and electronic waste, as well as the producers, marketers and service providers involved in its collection and handling, establishing obligations in the following areas:
• Criteria and technical specifications for generators.
• Criteria and technical specifications that must be observed for collection and transport. of electrical and electronic waste.
• Criteria and technical specifications that must be met by establishments that carry out activities to make use of electrical and electronic waste through collection, recycling and treatment.
• Criteria and specifications that producers, marketers and distributors of electrical and electronic equipment must meet, including the implementation of management plans.
In this regard, as of the entry into force of this Standard (December 18, 2020), producers, marketers and distributors of electrical and electronic devices must submit to the Secretary of the Environment of the Government of Mexico City or the competent authority, within a maximum period of six months, its respective Electrical and Electronic Equipment Waste Management Plan, through which the actions, procedures, methodologies and means to manage electrical and electronic equipment waste are detailed and included.
By virtue of the foregoing, it is recommended that, if you are obliged to submit a Management Plan in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation in question, you take legal advice, for which the BRIFFAULT ABOGADOS, SC team is places at your service to provide appropriate and timely advice in relation to all relevant acts, as well as the contentious area to develop means of defense against any act of abuse by the competent authorities in environmental matters.