Hazardous Waste in Colombia

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Last Updated: March 17, 2009
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-   Laws & Regulations
-   Contacts
-   Revision History


Colombia has in place a comprehensive hazardous waste management framework that sets forth requirements for generators of hazardous wastes and establishes producer responsibility programs for hazardous end-of-life products.  (See Decree 4741)  Colombia also prohibits all imports of hazardous wastes and greatly restricts their export.  (See Law 1252/08).


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