General information on waste management

Hazardous wastes are the wastes whose properties render them hazardous or potentially harmful to human health or the environment. With the term hazardous wastes we refer to wastes containing toxic, explosive, flammable, cancerous, radioactive, irritant and all other substances that may cause deterioration to the water (ground or underground), the air or the ground.

A hazardous waste is considered hazardous indeed when appearing in one of the following four catalogues of hazardous wastes (F-list. K-list, P-list or U-list) or is characterized by one of the following: ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity or toxicity.

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Safety and environment

Safety and environment are our primary targets in all our activities. We wish to ensure that our people are safe and that we play an effective and substantial part in the protection of the environment.

Thus, our staff is obliged to follow Hygiene, Safety and Environmental rules anywhere they work. Good performance in the aforementioned sectors as well as high hygiene and safety standards are vital to our success.

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Lubricating oils management waste

According to the Presidential Decree 82/2004, the term lubrication oil waste refers to"all industrial or lubricating oils of mineral, synthetic or mixed base, which were appropriate for their initial use and especially, the used oils of internal combustion motors and gear boxes and lubricating oils of machines, turbines and hydraulic systems including Lubrication Oil Waste deriving from boats and other means of transfer or steady installations"

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Fuel tank cleaning

Having the necessary and modern equipment, it is in a position to provide integrated solutions for the cleaning of fuel storage tanks.

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Shipping waste management

"D. LIVADAROS- ACHAEAN LUBRICANTS S.A." under the title PELCO in the framework of the integrated solutions it provides for the management of hazardous waste is actively present, having already signed the relevant contracts, in the field of hazardous waste from Shipping according to the "Plan for reception and management of waste and ship load residues from ships travelling in Greek ports".

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Non-hazardous wastes


Any substance or object included in the waste category of Annexes IA and IB of JMD 50910/2003 is defined as solid (non-hazardous waste) and its holder should discard or intents or is obliged to reject.

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