Brussels - The return rate of the deposit plastics bottles in Finland went up from year 2008 till year 2009 almost 15 percentage units. According to deposit system operator, PALPA Oy, the return rate of plastics bottles was 89 percent, aluminum cans 92 percent ja glass bottles 98 percent.
"Using deposit is clearly a very powerful way of avoiding bottles becoming litter and waste", says Pasi Nurminen, managing director of PALPA.
More information on the numbers of items that are included in the return system is to be found under palpa.fi. Quelle: European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations (EPRO)