Main partners:

  • Eesti Pandipakend – Producer responsibility organisation

Localisation: Estonia (EE)

Population: 1,287,000

Categories:
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System of deposit packaging in Estonia

Action leader(s)

Ministry of Environment

Summary

The packaging deposit was established by the Ministry of the Environment for glass and plastic bottles in 2005. Every customer, who buys a carbonised drink, beer, some other low-alcohol beverage, juice, juice concentrate or nectar, also pays the deposit, which is indicated separately on the price label.