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Current situation

On this page you will find a brief overview of key data and the results, which the EKO‑KOM System has attained during recent years.

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of clients 20.233 20.277 20.382 20.586 20.778
Packaging introduced onto the market in the CZ (t) 2.845.928 2.979.976 2.912.907 3.023.010 3.326.520
of this non-refundable

898.651

(31%)

921.799

(31%)

968.171

(33%)

1.032.820

(34%)

1.091.050

(33%)

of this refundable

1.947.277

(69%)

2.058.177

(69%)

1.944.736

(67%)

1.990.190

(66%)

2.235.470

(67%)

Share in the packaging market in the CZ (%) 81% 81%  81% 81% 81%


The number of clients involved in the EKO‑KOM System has remained on practically the same level in the long-term. The number of importers, manufacturers and fillers of packaging and packaged products, who have decided to transfer their statutory obligations to the EKO‑KOM System fluctuates throughout the year as a result of termination of activities or merger of some companies. We can state that, in the long-term, the number of clients is practically constant. 81% of packaging is introduced onto the market in the Czech Republic by clients participating in the EKO‑KOM System.

  2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of municipalities 6.073 6.085 6.114 6.123
Number of inhabitants 10.483.885 10.479.423 10.515.124 10.557.495
Proportion of population 99% 99% 99% 99%
Total recovered waste 690.047 t 730.662 t 793.658 t 804.086 t

 

The table indicates a slight increase in the number of involved municipalities and inhabitants participating in the separated waste system. At the present time, more than 73% of the population of the Czech Republic actively participates in waste separation, i.e. almost three quarters of the population! The achieved percentage of recycling of packaging waste has increased, which is most important from the viewpoint of the EU requirements on the Czech Republic.





Kontakty

Lucie Müllerova

spokeperson

 
pr@ekokom.cz
+420 602 186 205