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Single-use plastics beach litter in the European Union (EU-28) 2017, by type

Percentage of single-use plastics items littering four regional sea areas in the European Union (EU-28) as of 2017*, by type

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 12, 2018
Single-use plastics beach litter in the European Union  (EU-28) 2017, by type This statistic displays the percentage of single-use plastics littering beaches in each of the four regional sea areas in the European Union (EU-28) as of 2017. The graph shows that cigarette butts were a common occurrence on EU beaches, making up 74 percent of plastics littler on beaches on the North Atlantic. Other plastics such as fragments, food packaging or nets and ropes were the most common litter on average throughout these regions.
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Percentage of single-use plastics items littering four regional sea areas in the European Union (EU-28) as of 2017*, by type

Other plastic*Cigarette buttsBottle capsStraw and stirrersBeverage bottlesPlastic lids
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Other plastic*Cigarette buttsBottle capsStraw and stirrersBeverage bottlesPlastic lids
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 12, 2018
This statistic displays the percentage of single-use plastics littering beaches in each of the four regional sea areas in the European Union (EU-28) as of 2017. The graph shows that cigarette butts were a common occurrence on EU beaches, making up 74 percent of plastics littler on beaches on the North Atlantic. Other plastics such as fragments, food packaging or nets and ropes were the most common litter on average throughout these regions.
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