Italy

Legal basis

Decrees:

  • Legislative Decree of 5 February 1997, n. 22: Waste Management
  • Legislative Decree of 3 April 2006, n. 152 : Environmental law 

Chief Targets:

 

2002

2008

 

min

max

min

max

RECOVERY

45%

65%

60%

 

RECYCLING

25%

45%

55%

80%

RECYCLING PER MATERIAL

Aluminium

Glass

Paper

Plastic

Steel

Wood

 

15%

15%

15%

15%

15%

15%

 

 

>50%

60%

60%

26%

50%

35%

 

Fact and figures

Data 2012

Population

59 mil.

No. of local authorities

8,093 municipalities

No. of companies in system

1,200,000 membres

Packaging introduced to the market

11,191 mil. tons licensed packaging

Recovered waste

8,424 mil. tons (75,3%)
65,6% Recycled

Types of packaging

all packaging (primary, secondary and tertiary)

 

Packaging recovery vs. disposal 

Packaging recovery vs. disposal

Packaging organisation/s in Italy: