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Why choose ECOPACK?

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Why us?
  • ECOPACK works entirely in the service of obligated businesses, guaranteeing that their recycling targets are met and ensuring maximum economic efficiency
     
  • ECOPACK is committed to transparency, accountability and responsibility in the execution of its obligations towards members
     
  • ECOPACK offers its members the opportunity to complete and submit their reports online
     
  • ECOPACK provides flexible solutions for the collection and recycling of packaging waste from member company sites
     

Who are ECOPACK's services for?

  • ECOPACK’s services are suited to all businesses which import, acquire, or manufacture packaged goods in Bulgaria.
     
  • A standard contract establishes the legal basis upon which ECOPACK and all of  its members operate
     
  • By concluding this contract, new members confer upon ECOPACK the full legal obligation to collect and recycle a certain percentage of the packaging they declare and subsequntly place on the Bulgarian market

 Fee comparison - as charged by ECOPACK and the State:

Packaging material  [kg] ECOPACK fees [lv/kg]* State Product Tax - EMEPA  [lv/kg]
Plastics 0.157 2.33
Paper & Cardboard 0.112 0.67
Glass 0.060 0.20
Steel 0.041 0.13
Aluminium 0.144 0.60
Composites 0.194 1.73
Wood 0.062 0.40
Others 0.259 0.80

* VAT not included

 

Comparative example: 

A company places packaging on the Bulgarian market amounting to 1 ton of plastics, 1 ton of cardboard and 1 ton of wood, or 3 tons in total, in a single calendar year. 

 

Payments ECOPACK EMEPA
Plastics Installment 1 000 х 0.157 lv. = 157 lv. 1 000 х 2.33 lv. = 2 330 lv.
Paper installment 1 000 х 0.112 lv. = 112 lv. 1 000 х 0.67 lv. = 670 lv.
Wood installment 1 000 х 0.062 lv. = 62 lv. 1 000 х 0.40 lv. = 400 lv.
Total 331 lv. 3 400 lv.
 

 


 
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