IRPC Activity Report 2019

6
Monitoring of reusable packaging in 2018


Household packaging waste Industrial/commercial packaging waste
One-way packaging (in tonnes x 1,000) 782 828
Reusable packaging (in tonnes x 1,000) 632 3069

There is a great deal of reusable packaging on the market. This is mainly reusable industrial and commercial packaging that has great growth potential for the future.

CONCLUSIONS

1/1

There is almost as much one-way industrial/commercial packaging on the market as there is one-way household packaging

Exact ratio: 0.81

4/1

There is almost four times as much reusable industrial/commercial packaging on the market as there is one-way industrial/commercial packaging

Exact ratio: 3.70

1/1

There is almost as much one-way industrial/commercial packaging on the market as there is reusable household packaging

Exact ratio: 0.76

6.1 Overall trend in reusable household packaging

  • Glass in tonnes x 1,000
  • (in %) Ratio of reusable to one-way beverage packaging among the reference companies

6.2 Overall trend in reusable industrial and commercial packaging

  • Wood
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • (in %) Ratio of reusable to one-way packaging among Valipac members