Future of the Environment

These European countries produce the most plastic waste per person

One country throws away 61kg of plastic packaging a year - twice the regional average. Image: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Maryam Munir

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A man walks through bundles of bottles waiting to be recycled  at the Closed Loop recycling plant in Dagenham, east London February 17, 2009. Supermarkets should be made to pay more for the food packaging waste they create, local councils said on Tuesday, after a survey found almost 40 percent of it was hard to recycle.
Image: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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