(GB) Over 40% of EU Plastic Packaging Waste Recycled in 2019, Bulgaria Recycles 59% in 2018

October 27 (BTA) – In 2019, a total of 41 per cent of plastic packaging waste was recycled in the EU. Nine EU Member States have recycled more than half of the plastic packaging waste generated: Lithuania (70 per cent), Czechia (61 per cent), Bulgaria (59 per cent, 2018 data), the Netherlands (57 per cent), Sweden and Slovakia (both 53 per cent), Spain (52 per cent), Cyprus (51 per cent) and Slovenia (50 per cent), Eurostat said here on Wednesday.