The year 2021 is the best ever since ACR+ member WasteServ Malta’s inception in 2002 regarding recyclables, with a record-breaking total figure consisting of a threefold increase in plastic recycling, and other substantial increases in other areas including metal and cardboard. Nonetheless, WasteServ notes that further drastic improvements are required to move towards forecasted targets. Firstly, the quality of the mixed recyclables waste needs to improve significantly as around half of the material delivered are not recyclables. Secondly, the quantity of recyclables needs to at least double. Therefore, the Maltese public and the industry need to significantly reduce the mixed waste generated and increase drastically separation at source.

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