Italy surpasses EU paper recycling plan this year

Italy surpasses EU paper recycling plan after its reported about recycling of 85% of paper and cardboard, according to recent data, announced by Rai, citing data from a profile business association.


In 2020, paper and paperboard recycling plants in Italy produced 6.8 million tonnes of products. It is reported, that during the coronavirus crisis, the production of paper in the country decreased, while the production of cardboard increased.


EU regulations require all countries to recycle 87% of paper and paperboard by 2030.

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