WUR publishes public report on plastic packaging waste
Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research (WUR) has published a report on the composition of separately collected plastic waste, including the corresponding statistics.
The composition of Dutch separately collected post-consumer plastic packaging waste has been determined for 23 different municipalities during the time period of 2010-2013. In this report weighted averages are presented based on the previously analysed samples. The most important packaging types present are in order of relevance: PE film, PET rigid packages (mostly trays and thermoformed trays), PP rigid packages (mostly butter tubs, yoghurt pots), PE flasks and PET bottles (Nedvang Recycle News, 10 July 2014).
Click here for the Nedvang news item (in Dutch).
Click here to download the report (372 kB, in Dutch with English abstract).
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