Plastic recycling percentage and destination – 2019

How much waste plastic was exported by your council in 2019, and which country/ies was this sent to? (please break down by percentage if more than one destination. Please state ‘unknown destination’ if this is the case.)

We should clarify that our information relates to plastics from Devon County Council Household Waste Recycling Centres.

In 2019 (Jan 2019-Dec 2019) 980 tonnes of bulky plastic was sent to Holland.

Further information regarding Devon County Council waste and recycling can be found online at: Waste and recycling