Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

  Population

  47 million inhabitants (2012)

 

 

 


Inhabitants incorporated for selective collection


46.7 million inhabitants (2012)


Gross domestic product


 1,051 billion € (2012)


Total packaging on market
 


7.4 million tons (2010) including wood, "other" materials and glass.


Household packaging recovered
 

 

 

 


1,285 ktons + 683 ktons glass (2012)

- ECOEMBES (2012):
1,200 ktons recycled
85 ktons energy recovered

- ECOVIDRIO (2012): 
683 ktons glass recycled


Member companies
 

 


- 12,051 companies licensed to ECOEMBES (2012)
- 2,582 companies licensed to ECOVIDRIO (2012)


Turnover
 


- 424 million Euros ECOEMBES (2012)
- 68.2 million Euros ECOVIDRIO*  (2012)


Types of packaging
 

 


Household packaging. Commercial and Industrial packaging is accepted under voluntary agreement provided that Local Entities collect it.

*Selective collection of household glass packaging in Spain is handled by Ecovidrio