Local authority Kerbside plastic collection services in the UK 2017, by country

This statistic shows the share of Local Authorities in the United Kingdom (UK) providing kerbside plastics collection services for plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays and plastic film in 2017, by country. It shows that throughout the UK, the vast majority of local authorities provide kerbside collection services for plastic bottles. However, collection services for plastic film are significantly lower, with just 18 percent of local authorities in England providing this service.

Share of local authority kerbside plastic collection services in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by country

Plastic bottlesPots, tubs and traysPlastic film
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October 2018


United Kingdom

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