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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2014/B53/S23.104

EMAS – INSTRUMENT FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS IN WASTE MANAGEMENT

K. Teplicka, E. Augustinova, H. Pavolova,
Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, www.sgem.org, SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-19-3 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 19-25, 2014, Book 5, Vol. 3, 785-790 pp

ABSTRACT
Continue improvement in enterprises is orientated in area of living environment and
especially in area of waste management. Improvement of business processes is coupled with reduction of waste, utilize technology , that are save natural resources, reduce negative impact on environment, to decline waste recycling, produce products, that doesn’t create waste for customer and all activities representative the main goal of environmental improvement. EMAS is one of the implement for the enterprises in Slovak and European Union. This paper describes EMAS, the law of EMAS, charges for EMAS, general conditions and implementation of EMAS in the enterprises. In this paper are presented some firms in Slovak that put into praxis EMAS and the firm recorded innovation in waste management. Scheme EMAS is formation like this, that through effective utilizing own source, harmony with law of living environment, control of straight and indirect environmental aspects it is aim to increase competitiveness of the firm.

Keywords: EMAS, waste management, environmental policy, waste recycling