As it does every year, the European statistical office Eurostat published the data it compiled on packaging waste arisings and recycling of packaging waste in EU countries and some non-EU countries in 2020. However, the most recent dataset is “only partly comparable” to the figures from previous years because of a change in the reporting rules, Eurostat cautioned. As of the 2020 reporting year, EU member states were required to calculate their recycling rates according to a new methodology set out in Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/665....
Packaging recycling: Eurostat publishes first figures after switch to new calculation method
Limited comparability / Arising volumes declined slightly in 2020
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