Europe must double plastic recycling to meet 2025 target

Just over 5 million tonnes of recycled plastic made it back into the EU product stream each year between 2016 and 2019, only half of the targeted market size for 2025, according to a new report for the Circular Plastics Alliance.

by Claudia Delpero
Storage of bottles for recycling at the APPE plant in France. Photo: Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Storage of bottles for recycling at the APPE plant in France. Photo: Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

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