WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS

General waste management regulations within the operating area of Lakeuden Etappi Oy starting from June 1, 2007.

Waste management regulations within the operating area of Lakeuden Etappi are decided on by Lakeuden jätelautakunta (Lakeus Committee for Waste Management). 

The objective of municipal waste management regulations is to prevent the generation of waste and to guide waste management according to the principles of sustainable development so that as large a portion of waste as possible is utilised and all landfill waste is handled according to environmental legislation. 

Waste transportation within the operating area of Lakeuden Etappi Oy is organised as municipal waste transportation referred to in section 10, subsection 1 of the Waste Act. Lakeuden Etappi Oy is responsible for municipal waste transportation, the organisation of waste utilisation and handling which is a municipal obligation as specified in section 13 of the Waste Act, and the waste information and waste advice service referred to in section 68 of the Waste Act.

These waste management regulations have been issued under section 17 of the Waste Act.