Post-consumer plastic waste research & annual report

The European plastic industry is still driven by the "strategy” divert from landfill and faced with
different situations in the individual countries, different waste management and recycling/recovery activities especially for energy recovery, and actual and future regulations for recycling and recovery.

In order to better understand the different national situations, a research has been conducted on an annual basis since 2005 to keep track of extensive and reliable data and information year by year, country by country and application by application on:

Post-consumer plastic waste generation Post-consumer plastic waste disposal Post-consumer plastic waste recovery Post-consumer plastic waste recycling Results by country and by comparison

This report also includes and analysis of the different "dynamic factors" by country for waste, disposal, recovery and recycling.

Countries covered (EU27+2)
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Norway and Switzerland.

Applications covered
Packaging (household and industrial); Building and Construction; Automotive; Electrical/Electronics; Household, Sport & Leisure; Agriculture; Others (furniture, etc.).

In-depth analysis of industry and official reports, statistics and publications over 250 in-depth face-to-face and telephone interviews.

Download the table of contents of the full report here.
Related information
October 2013



PDF (Digital only)

9,900€ - Full report
1,500€ - One country, all applications
1,500€ - One application, all countries

Download the table of contents of the full report here.
Did you know ?
  • Main countries of Europe will save at least 78.000 tons of plastics per year if the produced pens were made from recycled plastic.