Price development of plastic, paper and glass waste

Figure Created 21 Jun 2012 Published 21 Aug 2012 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:33 AM
This figure shows the development in unit price on a monthly basis of plastic, paper and glass waste from January 2000 to December 2011. The prices are calculated as weighted averages of a number of sub waste fractions for export both within and out of the EU.

European data


Additional information

Some plastic categories were redefined in 2004. This explains why some of the plastic categories has no values prior to January 2004 and why other categories has no values after December 2003.

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