Recycling of plastic packaging waste in the EU 2005-2017

This statistic shows the recycling rate of plastic packaging waste in the European Union (EU-28) from 2006 to 2017. The recycling rate of plastic packaging in the EU-28 has been increasing throughout this period. By 2017, the average recycling rate had risen to 41.9 percent, compared with 26.4 percent in 2006.

Recycling rate of plastic packaging waste in the European Union (EU-28) from 2006 to 2017*

Recycling rate of plastic packaging waste
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

Europe, EU

Survey time period

2006 to 2017

Supplementary notes

*Eurostat estimate
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.

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