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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Recycling of plastic (FOI)

Recycling of plastic (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 29 March 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



I would like to know how much plastic was collected for recycling in Jersey during 2017 and 2018


How this plastic was dealt with? For example if it was exported for recycling or disposed of in the energy from waste plant.



The following table shows the plastic collected for recycling.

​Year ​Amount in tonnes



All of the plastic collected for recycling was sent to UK or European recycling plants.

The Island recycling figures can be found on at the following link:

Waste management statistics

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