Romania

Member of the EU

Population: 20 Mio

Capital: Bukarest

Romania generated in 2014 254 kg of municipal waste per capita. 5% of it was recycled, 11% composted, 2% incinerated and 82% 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.