Review and update of the guidelines and guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices

Background

The process for the review and update of the guidelines and guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices has been initiated by decision SC-6/10 and is conducted by the experts nominated by parties and others through the joint Toolkit and best available techniques and best environmental practices expert roster. By decision SC-7/8 the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention adopted the workplan of the experts on best available techniques and best environmental practices pertaining to the review and update of the guidelines on best available techniques and best environmental practices relevant to the persistent organic pollutants listed in Annex C and the guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices relevant to the persistent organic pollutants listed in Annex A or Annex B to the Convention.

Working drafts

Interim working drafts of updated guidance are made available on this web page in accordance with the workplan for review and update. Comments and additional information relevant to the process for review and update of the guidelines and guidance should be submitted to the Secretariat.

Guidelines on best available techniques and guidance on best environmental practices relevant to Article 5 and Annex

 

Chapter / Section Working drafts
Items: 5Files: 5
Part II Source category (b): Cement kilns firing hazardous waste
442.5 K
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Part II Source category (d): Thermal processes in the metallurgical industry
1.08 MB
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Part III Source category (b): Thermal processes in the metallurgical industry not mentioned in Annex C, Part II
850.5 K
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Part III Source category (d): Fossil fuel-fired utility and industrial boilers
179 K
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Part III Source category (e): Firing installations for wood and other biomass fuels
475.5 K
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Guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices for the use of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and related chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention

Click here to access the updated Guidance.

Guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices for the recycling and waste disposal of articles containing polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) listed under the Stockholm Convention

Click here to access the updated Guidance.

Draft guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices for the production and use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) listed with specific exemptions under the Stockholm Convention

Click here to access the draft Guidance.


Draft guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices for the production and use of pentachlorophenol, its salts and esters listed with specific exemptions under the Stockholm Convention

Comments on the working draft are welcomed by 21 September 2018.

 

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Draft guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices for the production and use of pentachlorophenol, its salts and esters listed with specific exemptions under the Stockholm Convention (working draft)948.5 K