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Plastics post-consumer waste treatment in the EU-28 2006-2016, by type

Plastics post-consumer waste treatment in the European Union (EU-28)* from 2006 to 2016, by type (in million metric tons)

Plastics post-consumer waste treatment in the EU-28 2006-2016, by type This statistic displays the volume of plastics waste for treatment in the European Union* (EU-28) from 2006 to 2016, by type. The graph shows that the volumes of plastic waste collected for recycling and energy have increased during this period. Plastics volumes sent to landfills has decreased from 12.9 million metric tons to 7.4 million metric tons.
In 2016, 41.6 percent of post consumer plastics waste was treated for energy recovery.
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Plastics post-consumer waste treatment in the European Union (EU-28)* from 2006 to 2016, by type (in million metric tons)

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This statistic displays the volume of plastics waste for treatment in the European Union* (EU-28) from 2006 to 2016, by type. The graph shows that the volumes of plastic waste collected for recycling and energy have increased during this period. Plastics volumes sent to landfills has decreased from 12.9 million metric tons to 7.4 million metric tons.
In 2016, 41.6 percent of post consumer plastics waste was treated for energy recovery.
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