Member of the EU

Population: 2 Mio

Capital: Riga

Latvia generated in 2014 281 kg of municipal waste per capita. 3% of it was recycled, 5% composted and 92% 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.