Waste

Hazardous waste management

State Ltd "Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre" (LEGMC) ensures maintenance of the following hazardous waste management objects:

  • a hazardous waste temporary storage facility in Gardene;
  • a hazardous waste incineration facility in Olaine;
  • a hazardous waste landfill site in Zebrene.

The LEGMC also provides small-scale hazardous waste related accident elimination.

Hazardous Waste Transportation Registration System

The LEGMC administrates the Hazardous Waste Transportation Registration System, which registers the hazardous waste transportation in the territory of Latvia, ensures the operation of the system, registers the system users and provides the customer support. The users of the system include hazardous waste management enterprises and hazardous waste movement control institutions.

In order to use the Hazardous Waste Transportation Registration System, a contract with The LEGMC has to be concluded.

Information on registration and system use:

LEGMC Customer service, Phone: 67032665, 67032620; E-mail: klientu.serviss@lvgmc.lv

Hazardous waste Landfill

The LEGMC provides management of the hazardous waste landfill in Zebrene. The landfill is constructed according to the EU and national legislation on waste management. The landfill in Zebrene is an engineering structure, which consists of such infrastructure components as waste management and disposal infrastructure as well as structures intended for the protection of the environment and the landfill workers’ health.

At the landfill in Zebrene, the hazardous waste is accepted according to the waste acceptance criteria stated in the ‘A’ category polluting activity permit and the Cabinet Regulation No.1032.

The waste disposal service is available after conclusion of the waste disposal contract between the client and the LEGMC.

Information on hazardous waste disposal services:

LEGMC Customer service, Phone: 67032665, 67032620; E-mail: klientu.serviss@lvgmc.lv