40% drankkartons gerecycled in Europa in 2012

06 december 2013

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) has announced that recycling of beverage cartons reached 40% in the EU in 2012. This represents an increase of 3% compared to 2011 data.
The total recovery rate (recycling and energy recovery) reached 69% in the EU. An increase in recycling rates was also recorded across Europe (EU-27, Norway and Switzerland) with 39% of beverage cartons being recycled and total recovery reaching 70% in 2012.
In 1992 only 6,000 tonnes of post-consumer beverage cartons were recycled, in 2012 this number has increased to about 380,000 tons. (Press Release ACE, 27 November 2013).
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