Even in the last year, the CONAI System has become a key player both in the preservation of the environment and in a whole industrial chain ranging from collection to treatment and to the valorisation of packaging waste.
According to the 2018 data published in the General Program for the Prevention and Management of Packaging and Packaging Waste, the packaging on the market grew by 0.8% over the previous year, reaching 13.2 million tonnes. Growth in overall packaging recovery figures, which shows an increase of 80.6% in consumer goods. Overall recycling was 69.7% of the total consumption, totaling 9.2 million tonnes (+ 2.6% over 2017). This is largely above the European targets for 2020.
Finally, the management of packaging waste in the ANCI-CONAI convention is 7.6%, totaling 4.4 million tonnes directly managed. There are about 7,200 Municipalities served by by the agreements, with the involvement of more than 57 million citizens.