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Belgium top Euro nation for glass container recycling in 2002

Glass container recycling in Europe exceeded 9 million tonnes in 2002, an average recycling rate per country of 59%, according to data from the European Glass Packaging Federation released 10 November…

Glass container recycling in Europe exceeded 9 million tonnes in 2002, an average recycling rate per country of 59%, according to data from the European Glass Packaging Federation released 10 November 2003. Belgium achieved a recycling rate of 95% in 2002, putting it slightly ahead of the previous leader, Switzerland, on 94%. Just behind them came Finland on 92% and Germany, 90%. At the bottom of the glass recycling league were Turkey (23%), Greece (27%), the UK (34%), Portugal (35%) and Spain (36%). The biggest improvement in recycling was seen in Ireland, up an impressive 34%, followed by Italy up 9.55% and Spain up 9.29%.

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