Lithuania Registers Highest Plastic Packaging Recycling Rate In The EU In 2018

By: Gyarmati Orsolya Date: 2021. 01. 18. 08:30

According to the latest data from Eurostat, Lithuania registered the highest plastic packaging recycling rate (69.3%) among EU nations in 2018.

Slovenia emerged second with a recycling rate of 60.4% (2017 data), followed by Bulgaria at 59.2%.

Other countries with high recycling rates include Czechia (57.0%), Cyprus (54.3%), Slovakia (51.4%), and Spain (50.7%).


Overall, an estimated 41.5% of plastic packaging waste was recycled in 2018, data showed.

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