Implementation and Evaluation of the Guidelines on best available techniques and provisional guidance on best environmental practices relevant to Article 5 and Annex C

Implementation Timeframe

Implementation Timeframe

Obligations pursuant to Article 5 of the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants


Two years

after the Convention enters into force for the Party

Develop an action plan to minimize or eliminate releases of Annex C POPs

  • Initial inventory of sources and releases of Annex C POPs;

  • Evaluation of efficacy of laws and policies to address such releases;

  • Identification of priority source categories;

  • Strategies and measures with timelines to achieve continuing minimization and where feasible, ultimate elimination of Annex C POPs, considering the guidelines on BAT and guidance on BET and the identified priority source categories.


Four years

after the Convention enters into force for the Party

Phase in requirements for BAT for new sources, promote use of BAT& BEP for existing sources

For new sources:

  • Require use of best available techniques (BAT) for the identified priority source categories; and promote use of BAT for other source categories; and
  • Promote use of best environmental practices (BEP);

For existing sources:

  • Promote use of BAT&BEP for the identified priority source categories

Evaluation


Parties and observers are kindly invited to provide their comments on experiences gained using the guidelines and guidance to the Secretariat.

The evaluation questionnaires are available in English, Spanish, French and Russian: Evaluation sheet

 
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 TABLE OF CONTENTS135.5 K67.39 K
I-IVINTRODUCTION1.13 MB1.14 MB
V.AWASTE INCINERATORS1.09 MB1.07 MB
V.BCEMENT KILNS FIRING HAZARDOUS WASTE496 K879.61 K
V.CPRODUCTION OF PULP USING ELEMENTAL CHLORINE OR CHEMICALS GENERATING ELEMENTAL CHLORINE293 K674.25 K
V.DTHERMAL PROCESSES IN THE METALLURGICAL INDUSTRY613.5 K1.13 MB
VI.AOPEN BURNING OF WASTE, INCLUDING BURNING OF LANDFILL SITES5.29 MB811.75 K
VI.BTHERMAL PROCESSES IN THE METALLURGICAL INDUSTRY NOT MENTIONED IN ANNEX C PART II643.5 K1.2 MB
VI.CRESIDENTIAL COMBUSTION SOURCES203 K754.39 K
VI.DFOSSIL FUEL-FIRED UTILITY AND INDUSTRIAL BOILERS218 K748.82 K
VI.EFIRING INSTALLATIONS FOR WOOD AND OTHER BIOMASS FUELS496.5 K1.03 MB
VI.FSPECIFIC CHEMICAL PRODUCTION PROCESSES RELEASING CHEMICALS LISTED IN ANNEX C474.5 K957.79 K
VI.GCREMATORIA113.5 K703.68 K
VI.HMOTOR VEHICLES, PARTICULARLY THOSE BURNING LEADED GASOLINE93.5 K683.16 K
VI.IDESTRUCTION OF ANIMAL CARCASSES139.5 K728.7 K
VI.JTEXTILE AND LEATHER DYEING (WITH CHLORANIL) AND FINISHING (WITH ALKALINE EXTRACTION)96.5 K684.41 K
VI.KSHREDDER PLANTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF END-OF-LIFE VEHICLES164 K767.38 K
VI.LSMOULDERING OF COPPER CABLES111 K674.65 K
VI.MWASTE OIL REFINERIES88 K734.18 K
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