In August 2022 The National Statistical Institute completed successfully the work on the “Improving data for circular economy - packaging waste and construction waste” project in accordance with Grant Agreement with the European Commission № 101023440 - 2020-BG-CEPCW. The duration of the project was18 months – fromMarch 2021 to August 2022, as the work of the project was distributed in two work packages: WP1 “Packaging waste” and WP2 “Construction waste”.
The planned activities were carried out, which enabled a more complete analysis of the applied approach regarding the two types of waste. The results provide a good basis for future development and further improvement of the quality of data, reported in accordance with the requirements of European legislation.
The specific purposes and main goals of the project are achieved:
- Improvement of the quality of the sub-indicators of the circular economy;
- Development of methodology for calculation of placed on the market packaging (including lightweight plastic carrier bags);
- Development of experimental accounts for construction and demolition waste according Regulation (EU) No. 691/2011;
- As a result of intensive communication with more respondents better quality primary data is available.