In 2021, the UK’s aluminium packaging recycling rate reached its highest level on record (66%).
Statistics released by the Environment Agency revealed that more than 156,000 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling (a 3% rise year-on-year), including 82% of beverage cans.
Despite a growing domestic market, aluminium packaging collected through kerbside, bring and on-the-go systems increased by 5% (112,210), while tonnage recovered from incinerator bottom ash grew by 2% (41,941).
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Date posted 15/11/2022
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