The EKO-KOM System provides collection and recovery of packaging waste mainly through municipal schemes of separate collection. This solution is based on legal framework given by the packaging law and waste law:
- Producers, importers, fillers, and distributors of packaging and packaged products shall ensure collection and recovery of packaging waste. They co-finance costs of municipal separate collection of waste through the EKO-KOM System.
- Based on the Waste Act, the municipalities shall separate and recover waste. Part of sorted components of municipal waste is also consumer packaging, which should be recovered.