EU plastics market: ‘Plastics – the Facts 2017’
PlasticsEurope has published ‘Plastics – the Facts 2017’. The publication is an analysis of the data related to the production, demand and waste management of plastic materials. It provides the latest business information on production and demand, trade, recovery as well as employment and turnover in the plastics industry.
With 39.9% in 2016, packaging is the largest market for plastics. In 2016, 16.7 million tonnes of plastic packaging waste were collected through official schemes in order to be treated. From 2006 to 2016, the volume of plastic packaging waste collected for recycling increased by 74%, energy recovery increased by 71% and landfill decreased by 53%.
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