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Repak: Ireland Must Increase Plastics Recycling.

: 09/19/2018 - 13:15

Ireland needs to increase the amount of plastic it recycles by 80 per cent in the next twelve years.

That's the aim of a new campaign from the Repak recycling group, which says we need to meet strict EU targets by 2030. 

20 per cent of plastics in Ireland are still ending up in landfill or incineration.

Repak says the packaging industry needs to eliminate the use of non-recyclable plastics in the coming years. 

And Seamus Clancy from Repak says consumers can play a big role:

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