Recycling data 2019

The selective collection of glass packaging waste grows by 30% in the last five years:

  • The emission of 556,061 t of CO2 avoided, equivalent to traveling more than 100,000 times the distance Spain-Australia by plane
  • Each citizen deposited 19 kg of glass packaging in the container
Recycling chain
YOU ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT LINK

Do you know what happens when you throw glass packaging in the green igloo-shaped bin? That you set in motion a perfect circle.

 

By recycling glass packaging, you are fighting against the climate change by avoiding CO2 emissions into the atmosphere. And you also take care of Earth, as you reuse natural resources.

 

This is what you achieve when you initiate the recycling chain. Learn about all its stages, from depositing the container in the bin to it becoming a new one. 

infografia
More than
7 out of 10
glass packaging items are
recycled
Every
citizen recycles an average of

19 Kg
of glass packaging a
year
Recycling information on glass packaging
ALL OF US, BOTTLE BY BOTTLE

The numbers speak for themselves. Here you will find the recycling figures for glass packaging in Spain. Aren't you interested in knowing how much is recycled in your town, city or region?

We give you two outstanding figures and remember that you can consult the data by region, province and municipality below.

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You excitedly start cooking. You empty the jar, and now you have to separate it. We know that you hate leaving things in a mess, so we've come up with the solution: the Miniglú. It is the ideal mini-bin for your kitchen; it's so cute that you won't be able to resist it. And, you will be helping a charity, as the profits from their sale are destined to social causes.

Miniglú is the ideal mini-bin for your kitchen; it's so cute that you won't be able to resist it. And, you will be helping a charity, as the profits from their sale are destined to social causes.

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