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Monitoring of reusable packaging in 2020

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


Household packaging waste
(in kilotonnes)
Industrial/commercial packaging waste
(in kilotonnes)
One-way packaging 802 743
Reusable packaging 503 3,236

Overall trend in reusable household packaging

The sharp drop in the tonnage of reusable packaging is due to Covid. The pandemic closed down the catering industry, which uses the largest tonnages of household reusable packaging.

Overall trend in reusable industrial and commercial packaging