BREF (Best Available Techniques Reference Document) in common wastewater and waste gas treatment/management systems in the chemical sector (European)

The BREF (Best Available Techniques reference document) on waste water and waste gas treatment and management in the chemical sector reflects an information exchange carried out under Article 16(2) of Council Directive 96/61/EC. For this context, the document can be applied to prevent the release of pellets to the environment from industrial sites. The criteria set in the BREFS are integrated in the permits of manufacturers of plastic materials


Place / Location European
Commencement Date 2003
Duration Ongoing
Theme Prevention
Type of Initiative Policy/Regulation Implementation
Initiated by  
Involved Stakeholders Plastic Industry
Funding/Financial Support  
Success Rate Very Successful
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