Recycling of plastic packaging waste in the EU 2017, by country

This statistic shows the recycling rate of plastic packaging waste in the European Union in 2017, by country. All of the top five recycling rates of plastic packaging waste in the EU stemmed from Eastern European countries, the highest of them stemming from Lithuania with 74.2 percent.

Recycling rate of plastic packaging waste in the European Union (EU-28) in 2017, by country

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

Europe, EU

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "This dataset provides data on packaging and packaging waste in order to monitor compliance with the quantitative recovery and recycling targets.
'Packaging' in this context means all products made of any materials of any nature to be used for the containment, protection, handling, delivery and presentation of goods, from raw materials to processed goods, from the producer to the user or the consumer. 'Non-returnable' items used for the same purposes shall also be considered to constitute packaging.
'Packaging waste' means any packaging or packaging material covered by the definition of waste in the Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC, excluding production residues."

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