A final consumer is someone who does not go on to sell the goods in the form delivered to them. 'Private final consumer' means private households and sources of waste generation comparable to them, in terms of the packaging that typically accumulates there (so-called comparable sources of waste generation).
Examples of comparable sources of waste generation include:
- restaurants, hotels, service stations, canteens;
- administrative offices, barracks, hospitals;
- educational institutions, charitable facilities, freelancer offices;
- cultural sources of waste generation such as cinemas, opera houses, museums;
- leisure sources of waste generation such as holiday facilities, leisure parks, sports stadiums;
- as well as agricultural holdings and craft enterprises where their packaging waste is collected at the rate that is normally associated with private households and in waste bins that do not exceed 1,100 litres each for plastics, metal and composite packaging or paper/paperboard/cardboard.
A list of 'comparable sources of waste generation' can be found in the following document. List of 'comparable sources of waste generation'
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