Aleš Rod – Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Moskevská 54, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Pavel Peterka – Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Moskevská 54, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Radek Soběhart – Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Moskevská 54, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic




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This paper reviews different packaging waste management systems in the member states of
the EU, organized as Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) systems. The principle of responsible
waste management in EU is influenced by policy goals and assignments. Individual member states must
ensure that set waste management goals are met. The individual Member States comply with these
goals using different regulatory instruments as EU does not set how these goals are to be achieved.
Therefore, there are various systems in individual countries that achieve different results. Topic of this
paper offers unique opportunity to compare efficiency of different regulatory tools in each country.
There are two major groups into which this paper categorizes individual packaging waste management
systems: monopolistic systems, and competitive systems. Comparison of results and cost effectiveness
of individual packaging waste management systems helps to seek optimal organization of packaging
waste utilization systems.



Waste management, Extended producer responsibility, Producer responsibility organization,




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