CONAI: recovered 80.6% of packaging waste in 2018
Milan, July 2019 – In Italy, in 2018, 80.6% of packaging waste was recovered: 10.691 million tons of the total 13.267 million rput on the market. Of these, the part started to recycle reaches 70%. They are the first, fundamental elements of the photography of an ever greener Italy taken by CONAI – National Packaging Consortium: more than four packagings out of five are removed from the landfill.
In Italy, in 2018 78.6% of steel packaging was recycled, 80.2% of aluminum packaging, 81.1% of paper packaging, 63.4% of wooden packaging, the 44.5% of those in plastic and 76.3% of those in glass.
More than 57 million inhabitants served thanks to the ANCI-CONAI Framework Agreement for the collection of waste: a service for which CONAI transferred 561 million euros to Italian municipalities. President Quagliuolo: “Italy is the European leader in packaging waste management”.
Download the document (Italian version): PGP_CONAI_2019_def