Pursuant to the provisions of EU Directive 1999/31/EC of 24 April 1999, the goal is to eliminate waste tyres from the landfills.
National goals  
In the process of waste tyres management, the separate collection and treatment of all waste tyres has to be provided in accordance with this Ordinance and the Act, for the purpose of utilisation of their valuable properties, and to reduce to the minimum the detrimental effects waste tyres have on human health and the environment.
The annual goal of recovery of waste tyres in R3 procedure at the level of the Republic of Croatia is at least 80% of the mass of separately collected waste tyres in the reference calendar year.
Waste tyres that were collected in the territory of the Republic of Croatia and recovered in R3 procedure in an EU Member state or third countries shall count towards the goals in the previous paragraph.