AMBILAMP was constituted, under Article 22 of the Spanish Constitution, as a private, not-for-profit association with its own legal personality and full capacity to act, to be governed by Organic Law 1/2002, of 22 March, regulating the right to association and related standards, those that are applicable at any given time and through the current Bylaws.

The general purpose of the Association is to promote the protection of the environment, mainly through the adequate management of an Integrated Management System (CRSO) for waste as referred to in Category 5 of Annex I of Royal Decree 208/2005, of 25 February, on electrical and electronic equipment and the management of related waste.