ERP Portugal is part of the first European recycling platform, ERP (European Recycling Platform), founded in 2002 as a solution to the first European Directive about Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
ERP Permit to start operating in Portugal as a WEEE Compliance, dated April 27, 2006, issued in joint order no. 353/2006 of the Ministry of Economy and Innovation Ministry and by the Environment, Cities and Land Affairs Ministry. On March 3 2010, ERP Portugal obtained its first Permit for WB&A management, portable and industrial ones, through order no. 3862/2010, of Ministry and by the Environment, Cities and Land Affairs Ministry, which was renewed on 22 December 2017, through Dispatch No. 11275-A/2017, of the Ministry of Environment.
Characterized by the synergies in the offer of integrated services, ERP Portugal accumulates a wide experience and consolidated know-how regarding waste management, importing the best practices and methodologies available in the European context, defending competition as an essential element in the promotion of maximum efficiency in the use of resources.
In order to consolidate its position as an effective player in a structuring market for the economy and for society, ERP Portugal has prioritized the creation and strengthening of partnership relationships, for the implementation of an efficient compliance scheme, which contributes to the fulfillment of national targets imposed by the European Commission, as well as compliance with the requirements stipulated in the managed Permits.
ERP offers compliance and recycling services in 40 countries
ERP currently operates 25 compliance schemes
Around 100 constantly manage and monitor ERP services
ERP has more than 3.000 agreements with producer members
32 Fortune-500 companies are ERP Members
(Data – September 2013)
As well as consolidating our presence throughout Europe, ERP is currently working to expand its expertise into new territories, such as Israel, and looking to develop new recycling services.