Aluminium beverage can recycling in Europe rose 1.6% to a record 72.9% in 2014, according to the latest figures for the EU 28 and EFTA countries, closing the gap on the 2025 target of 75%.
Finland, Germany, Belgium and Norway all achieved levels of 95% or more. Spain, the United Kingdom and Estonia were in the middle of the rankings at around 65%.
Four countries, however, failed even to reach 33% – Cyprus, Greece, Portugal and Latvia.
If some countries can achieve 90% or more, why not the rest ?