Integrated Waste Management Consultancy

What is Waste Management?

Waste: Any substance that is produced as a result of production and usage activities, which is harmful to human and environmental health, and which is undesirable to be given directly or indirectly to the receiving environment.

Waste Management: It is a form of management that includes reduction of waste at its source, separation according to its characteristics, collection, temporary storage, intermediate storage, recovery, transportation, disposal, control after disposal and similar processes.

Integrated Waste Management: It is integrated application of waste management to all wastes.

Hazardous and non-hazardous waste producers are obliged to prepare a “3-Year Industrial Waste Management Plan” with the Waste Management Regulation that regulates the principles regarding the separate collection, temporary storage, transportation and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes originating from institutions, organizations and businesses performing production, consumption and service activities at the places where they are produced.

The "Industrial Waste Management Plan", the format of which has been prepared by the Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change, should be prepared by companies that produce hazardous and non-hazardous waste as a result of their activities and submitted to the Provincial Directorate.

Waste Management is the process included in,

  • identification of waste,
  • determining the responsible person within the facility,
  • reduction at source,
  • separate collection at source,
  • determination of the temporary storage area,
  • transport to licensed recovery/disposal facilities,
  • the process from the formation of the waste to its transportation to the licensed recovery/disposal facility is followed,
  • trainings which are given to the relevant personnel,,
  • legal permit applications are made (such as waste management plan, temporary storage permit).

ULUS Çevre provides consultancy services on Integrated Waste Management with its expert staff.