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72%
of Czech citizens actively sort waste. We’re one of the best in Europe!
More
76%
of all the packaging in the EKO-KOM system are recycled. Do you know how it works?
More
280km2
of the undeveloped land have been saved over the last 15 years by sorting waste. How?
More
97m
is the average distance that we have to walk to get to the nearest recycling bins. Elsewhere in Europe they have to go a lot farther!
More
6085
municipalities in the EKO-KOM system sort waste with their inhabitants. We contribute to their waste budgets and help them to raise awareness about the importance of recycling!
More
85%
of the EKO-KOM system’s costs are direct costs for waste collection and recycling. We spend the rest on records and services for clients and municipalities and on public awareness campaigns.
More
8,35
million tons
of packaging waste have been sorted and recycled in the Czech Republic over the last 15 years.

Timeline of the history of sorting in the CR

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Every Czech sorted an average of kg
Waste is being sorted by % of the Czech population
People had to go an average of meters to reach recycling bins
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