How the recycling fund works:

Waste producers and importers will pay as yet undetermined charges to the Recycling Fund per unit of waste they produce, divided into 11 categories.
* The 11 categories of waste are: car batteries and accumulators, waste oils, tires, paper, glass, scrap cars, electronic waste, plastic materials, ferrous packaging, multi-layered packaging, mercury bulbs.
* The Fund's board will then allocate the money to businesses and projects that recycle waste.

Waste producers and importers will pay as yet undetermined charges to the Recycling Fund per unit of waste they produce, divided into 11 categories.

* The 11 categories of waste are: car batteries and accumulators, waste oils, tires, paper, glass, scrap cars, electronic waste, plastic materials, ferrous packaging, multi-layered packaging, mercury bulbs.

* The Fund's board will then allocate the money to businesses and projects that recycle waste.

* Firms which undertake their own or joint recycling projects will have their contributions to the Fund reduced accordingly.

Source: Environment Ministry

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