Member of the EU
Population: 4,2 Mio
Croatia generated in 2014 387 kg of municipal waste per capita. 15% of it was recycled, 2% composted and 83% landfilled (EUROSTAT).
EPR: Environment Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund is established, which takes care of packaging, waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), end-of-life vehicles (ELV), batteries and accumulators (B&A) recycling. The Fund is financed by the fees paid by the producers and importers.
A mandatory deposit system for PET containers and cans was introduced in 2006 with a voluntary deposit for fillers of glass containers.