Poland

Member of the EU

Population: 38,5 Mio

Capital: Warsaw

Poland generated in 2014 272 kg of municipal waste per capita. 21% of it was recycled, 11% composted, 15% incinerated and 53% landfilled (EUROSTAT).

EPR is applied to the packaging, waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), end-of-life vehicles (ELV), batteries and accumulators (B&A). The compliance can be achieved by signing a contract with a Compliance Scheme.