Contractor License for Collecting Tamir Corporation
The law regulating the handling of packaging stipulates that in order to fulfill their obligations in the field, a manufacturer / importer is required to enter into an agreement with a company that has obtained a license from the Ministry of Environmental Protection as a “recognized body”, and which will act to fulfill their obligations.
Tamir – The packaging recycling corporation in Israel is a body recognized by the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
Tamir has licensed collection contractors who are overseen by the recognized body and submit monthly reports and data, under supervision.
It is important to clarify that the law regulating the handling of packaging does not apply to packaging that contained hazardous materials.
Empty packages that contained hazardous materials are included under the Hazardous Materials Handling Law.