As part of its national submission to the EU for its proposal of the Austrian Recovery & Resilience Plan, the Austrian government included in its Pillar 1 "Sustainable Construction", a different policies for the development of a circular economy.
This initiative includes the following investments:
- Biodiversity fund (EUR 80 million)
- Investments in return systems and measures to increase the reusable rate for beverage containers (EUR 110 million)
- Construction and retrofitting of sorting systems (EUR 60 million)
- Funding for the repair of electrical and electronic equipment (EUR 130 million)