Recycled paper: Italy wins 15 years earlier

In 2020, Italy passed the finish line set by the EU as regards the recycling of paper and cardboard packaging. The target of 85%, at community level, refers to 2035, but the recycling of the Italian paper last year it was already at 87.3%.

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Ten times more

The percentage reached in 2020 by Italians is 10 times higher than that media of the member countries of the Union. This is data processed by theUnirima, the National Union of Waste Recovery and Recycling Companies, which represents the 90% of the sector. The opportunity was offered by the presentation of the 2021 report made with Althesys.

Despite the emergency

L’Last yeardespite the pandemic emergency, they have been produced in 600 Italian recycling plants 6,800,000 million tons of waste paper, with an increase of 3.2% over the previous year. The market has found enough material of this type.

Thanks to e-commerce

The production of waste paper (these are the recovered fibers obtained, with which it is possible to obtain recycled paper as a final product) has dropped slightly; however the production of packaging – thanks to the boom in e-commerce and home deliveries – it increased by 45% compared to 2019, offsetting that flexion.

Twenty thousand jobs

the Italian companies who recycle paper – small and medium-sized specialized companies, in the majority – do not supply only the national market; they also export approximately 1.8 million tons of raw materials, out of a total of 7 million. The production is worth around 4 billion euros and employs 20,000 people.

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