FHA GmbH was authorized in the years 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013 by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) to control the targets for the total amount of packaging materials for "drinking" and "non-drinking" packaging allowed to be dumped in the landfill sites.
These targets are defined in the Packaging Target Ordinance, BGBL Nr. 646/1992 idF BGBI. II Nr.426/2000.
Since the year 2004 FHA GmbH fulfilled these duties in a consortium with the Technical office of Mr. Hauer concerning environmental economics (Technisches Büro Hauer Umweltwirtschaft GmbH)
According to § 6 of the Ordinance FHA GmbH carried out the following duties: