BENCHMARK FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES' PAPER COLLECTION TARGET

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BENCHMARK FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES' PAPER COLLECTION TARGET

1) Select a country

Current (2012) Data for
 

Paper Consumed
 
PfR* Collection
 
Population of
 
Calculated PfR* Collection per Capita
 
 
 
 
 
  Calculated PfR* Collection per Capita
EU Average
112.1 Kgs
 
Calculated PfR* Collection per Capita
EU "Best in Class" Country
186.9 Kgs
 

2) Enter your region's data





Calculated Regional
Collection per Capita
 
  Regional Gap in Collection per Capita compared to Country Regional Gap in Collection per Capita compared to EU Average Regional Gap in Collection per Capita compared to Best in Class Country
Kgs
 
 
 
%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Also note: All EU member states have to apply waste hierarchy (article 4 of the Waste Directive 2008/98/EC), set up separate collection for, inter alia, paper by 2015 (article 11) and meet by 2020 a target of recycling or reusing of waste materials such as at least paper, metal, plastic and glass from households of miniumum 50% by weight (article 11.2(a)); it is likely that paper will have to be recycled at a rate much higher than 50% to meet the overall target of 50% for all waste materials.

*Paper for Recycling