Increasing PET bottle collections will not be enough to meet EU recycling targets

Recycling rate at 44 per cent / High losses during sorting and reprocessing


(EU) – EU member states will only achieve the PET bottle collection targets set in the Single-Use Plastics (SUP) Directive if separate collection starts to grow at a faster pace. According to a study from the company ICIS Consulting, countries must increase separately collected volumes by 7 per cent a year to meet ...

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