In 2020 the recycling rate of paper and cardboard packaging in Italy reached 87.3%, exceeding by 15 years the European target set at 85% for 2035.
These data can be found in the 2021 Report drawn up by the National Union of Waste Recovery and Recycling Companies (Unirima) in collaboration with Althesys.
During this period of global pandemic crisis, according to Unirima:
In this regard, it seems appropriate to recall that the EU-funded Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRP) provides a total of EUR 58.47 billion for the implementation of initiatives within the framework of the Green Revolution and Ecological Transition.
Of this, around 1.5 billion will be earmarked for the construction of new waste management facilities and the modernisation of existing ones.
According to Unirima President Giuliano Tarallo:
Francesco Tirinato – Junior Project Manager (Jump Team)