Plastic packaging waste treatment in the EU-28 2006-2018, by treatment type

This statistic displays the volume of plastic packaging waste treatment in the European Union and Norway and Switzerland in 2006 and 2018, by type. The graph shows that the volume of plastic packaging waste collected for recycling had noticeably increased, with waste sent to landfills decreasing by more than 50 percent to 3.3 million metric tons in 2018.

Plastic packaging waste treatment in the European Union (EU-28)* in 2006 and 2018, by treatment type

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Release date

2019

Region

Norway, Switzerland, EU

Survey time period

2006 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Includes Norway and Switzerland

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