How are the Green Dot rates calculated?

The Green Dot rates are adapted each year based on the costs Fost Plus incurs for the collection, sorting and recycling of the packaging. Revenues that Fost Plus generates from the sale of the materials are also taken into account.

Green Dot rates

Here you can download a detailed overview of the Green Dot rates and their application criteria for each packaging material.

The table below gives a general overview of the Green Dot rates for the different packaging materials.

Materials 2023 (EUR/kg) 2024 (EUR/kg)
Glass 0,0581 0,0687
Paper-Cardboard 0,0781 0,1209
Steel 0,0140 0,0591
Aluminium 0,0234 0,0224
Drinks cartons 0,6170 0,6366
EPS 2,0517 0,7605
Cork 2,0517 0,7605
PET bottles and flasks - transparent colourless 0,3125 0,0646
PET bottles and flasks - transparent blue 0,4336 0,3325
PET bottles and flasks - transparent other than colourless and blue 0,5996 0,6147
PET bottles and flasks - opaque 0,7507 0,7044
PET rigid packaging other than bottles and flasks transparent 0,7431 1,0310
PP bottles, flasks and other rigid packaging   0,6314 0,6843
PS & XPS rigid packaging, except for EPS 0,3832 0,6107
PE bottles, flasks and other rigid packaging 0,4226 0,4694
PE films 1,2854 1,3828
Other plastic films 1,3757 1,8437
Valorised 2,0517 4,0330
Non-valorised 2,5646 4,0330
Hazardous household waste 0,7306 1,1151
Obstructive packaging 2,7514 4,0330


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