Polish News Summary: Waste Imports, Black Friday Rights, Nuclear Power Plant, and VAT Debate
1. PiS Government Allows Import of Hundreds of Tons of Waste to Poland
The Polish government has approved the importation of 177,000 tons of waste to Poland, with 70% of it coming from Germany. This decision has sparked controversy and been criticized by many, as Poland is already struggling with the management of its own waste. The importation of hazardous waste has been seen as lacking morality and against the interests of Poland's environment. Read more
2. Black Friday and Consumer Rights in Poland
As Black Friday approaches, the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, Tomasz Chróstny, highlights consumer rights during this period. He reminds consumers that their rights for returns and refunds during Black Friday sales are the same as during regular sales periods. Online shoppers have 14 days to return a product, while traditional shoppers should check the return policy of the specific store they purchased from. He also emphasized that sellers should clearly inform customers about their return options. Read more
3. Last Days to Apply for "Dobry Start" Benefit
Parents have until November 30th to...