Plastic bottle recycling rises, but big gap to bridge to EC target

Collection of plastic bottles for recycling increased by a third in 1997, according to Recoup, the bottle collection organisation. However, the key to the plastics industry meeting its packaging recycling targets for 2001 - and the UK complying with the EC Directive on packaging waste - remains the speedy construction of several feedstock recycling plants.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content



Prices on request

  • Full access to for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits