Plastic packaging waste volume in selected European countries 2016, by treatment

This statistic depicts the volume of plastic packaging waste collected in selected European countries in 2016, by treatment. According to data, in Germany the volume of packaging wastes disposed in landfills added up to two thousand tons, whereas the amount to packaging waste collected and recovered in energy was equal to 1,507 thousand tons. By contrast, 640 thousand tons of packaging waste collected in France were disposed in landfill, the largest quantity among the selected countries.

Volume of plastic packaging waste collected in selected European countries in 2016, by treatment

RecyclingEnergy recoveryLandfill
Germany1,5101,5072
United Kingdom1,014750497
Italy894983301
Spain693250583
France572975640
Poland370316274
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Source

Release date

January 2018

Region

France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom, EU

Survey time period

2016

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