The EU is generating more and more packaging waste. Recent figures from the EU statistical agency Eurostat show that arisings set a new record of 79.3 million t in 2019. With a 4-kg upturn compared with 2018, per capita arisings stood at 177.4 kg – also a new record. At the same time, less and less packaging waste ...
Packaging waste arisings growing across the EU but recycling in decline
Recycling rate, based mostly on old methodology, subsides to 65 per cent
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