Lithuania tops EU recycling rate list for plastic waste - CGTN
Nov 06, 2019· How has Lithuania, a country with less than three million inhabitants, become the most successful in Europe for plastic packaging waste recycling? Lithuania launched a national deposit refund scheme (DRS) in 2016, providing large retail chains with over 1,000 machines that collect plastic packaging waste and send it directly to recycling,Recycling: Lithuania deposit system exceeds all,Apr 24, 2018· By the end of 2016, 99.8% of the Lithuanian public were aware of the deposit system, with 89% having used it at least once. 58% of consumers reported recycling more and 78% believed the deposit system is good and necessary. Prior to the scheme, only one-third of all beverage containers in Lithuania were returned.Electronic waste recycling in Lithuania | Statista,Jul 29, 2020· The recycling rate of e-waste in Lithuania initially decreased notably from 15.2 percent to 10.5 percent from 2008 to 2009, before increasing significantly to a peak of 64.6 percent in 2014.