Member of the EU
Population: 9,8 Mio
Hungary generated in 2014 385 kg of municipal waste per capita. 25% of it was recycled, 6% composted, 10% incinerated and 59% landfilled (EUROSTAT).
EPR: The National Waste Management Directorate is a public body whose task is to ensure collection and recycling of waste generated from products under the product fee obligation. It includes packaging, waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), end-of-life vehicles (ELV), batteries and accumulators (B&A). The system is financed by the product fees paid by the producers and importers.