20 November 2023
HORECA National Factsheet for Greece
With 1 HORECA establishment for every 109 inhabitants, Greece is the country with the highest density of HORECA establishments relative to population and has the 6th biggest hospitality sector in Europe.
Close the Glass Loop investigated glass packaging waste in the hospitality channel. The study provides a summary of the market characteristics & recycling performance of the hospitality channel across the EU-27MS + the UK, and the waste management governance models available to hospitality operators in 10 of the European countries that have Close the Glass Loop national platforms.
From our detailed study packed with lots of numbers and complex information, we’ve crafted easy-to-read national factsheets. These handy sheets sum up the most important stats and key details for each country in one place. They’re like quick snapshots, making it simple for everyone to understand the main findings without getting lost in all the data.
Given the country’s rich tourism and hospitality industry, there’s considerable potential for Greece to bolster its efforts in collecting glass from these numerous establishments. By implementing targeted programs, collaborating with industry stakeholders, and leveraging innovative collection methods, Greece can capitalize on its thriving HORECA scene to significantly increase glass recycling.
With 1 HORECA establishment for every 109 inhabitants, Greece is the country with the highest density of HORECA establishments relative to population and has the 6th biggest hospitality sector in Europe. It is the 9th biggest market for glass collection and recycling in HORECA. With 78% of the total share of glass packaging being one-way glass beverage packaging placed on the market, Greece is by far the European country where the HORECA sector makes the most significant contribution towards the glass collection for recycling rate. Greece also ranks 3rd in terms of units, with more 2 out of every 10 bottles representing one-way glass beverage bottles in the HORECA channel. Although Greece is the lowest consumer of glass packaging in kg/capita, it ranks 5th in terms of kg/capita consumption of one-way glass beverage packaging in HORECA. As a result, Greece is a priority country for glass collection and recycling in HORECA.
The study about One-way Glass in the HORECA Sector is available through the button below, while you can download the national factsheet from here.