Russia: draft regulation on the recycling targets for years 2021-2023

The draft regulation will update the recycling targets for the 54 groups of goods and packaging (like textile, WEEE, batteries, oils, furniture, packaging, etc.) for the year 2021-2023, the existing regulation has the recycling targets until year 2020. Producers and importers of goods and packaging must achieve respective recycling rates or pay state regulated Eco fee to the federal budget. The target tons to be recycled (or eco fee payable) is calculated by multiplying the weight of goods and packaging sold to the Russian market in a year and the respective recycling target in that year.  Penalties apply for non-compliers.

The Regulation must be approved by the Russian Government.

Please see: Draft targets RUS 2021-2023