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The National Association of Recyclers of Hungary (Hulladékhasznosítók Országos Egyesülete, HOE) is a professional association engaged in national scientific consultation, trade organisation and representing the interests of those working in or supporting waste management and recycling: professionals, organisations, joint ventures and economic companies. The more than 50 member companies of HOE are involved in the collection, pre-treatment, recycling and trading of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals, recovered paper, waste plastics, tyre waste and waste glass. The market share of our members in the domestic trading and recycling of recyclables is more than 80%.


  • Ferrous and Non-ferrous Scrap Metal Section
  • Waste Plastics Section
  • Recovered Paper Section
  • Hazardous Waste Section
  • Fly Ash and Mining Waste Section
  • Major Traders’ Club
  • Education Centre


  • Taking part in the policy-making process through giving professional opinion on draft legislation related to waste management
  • Elaborating analyses and background studies to draft legislation and other programmes concerning waste management
  • Providing the members with information on changes to legislation, calls for applications, events and news related to waste management and the market of different wastes on a regular basis
  • Membership at the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), the European Metal Trade and Recycling Federation (EUROMETREC) and the European Recovered Paper Association (ERPA) and continuous and mutual exchange of information between HOE and the umbrella organisations
  • Co-operation with our partner, the Green Industry Magazine (Zöld Ipar Magazin, ZIP)
  • Holding conferences aiming to encourage recovery and recycling; participating at waste management conferences in Hungary and abroad
  • Providing the citizens, public institutions and companies with information on issues related to waste management and helping institutions and companies set up separate waste collection systems
  • Organising training for scrap yard employees

Address: H-1088 Budapest, Vas u. 12. II./2. HUNGARY
Tel.: 00 36 1 422 1428
Fax: 00 36 1 343 0985
E-mail: info@hoe.hu
Website: http://www.hoe.hu

Exhibitions & Conferences

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Bulgarian Association of Recycling

Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association

Bulgarian- Swiss Chamber of Commerce

German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Bulgarian Industrial Association

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