Household plastic packaging collected for recycling in the UK 2015-2019, by type

Waste management in the United Kingdom collected some 371,000 tons of plastic bottles from households in 2019. This was more than double the amount of plastic pots, tubs and trays collected for recycling that same year. Between 2015 and 2019, the plastic recycling volumes increased.

Volume of plastic packaging collected for recycling from households in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2015 to 2019, by type

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Release date

January 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2015 to 2019

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