The harmonization and monitoring of plastic waste data on a global level is one of the biggest challenges for the circular economy in the next years. The plastics industry therefore initialized a concept to provide information about the data situation in the individual countries and to elaborate potential improvements.
Elaboration of essential key data on a global scale about plastics waste generation and treatment.
Analysis of the status quo of waste management reporting in the individual countries including data gaps and “white spots”.
Development of a data quality chapter with recommendations on how to improve the current data situation.