20 November 2023
HORECA National Factsheet for Ireland
In number of establishments and density relative to population, Ireland has a modest hospitality sector.
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.
In Ireland, the HORECA market may be relatively small with lower glass consumption compared to larger countries, but there’s a resolute commitment to glass collection. Despite the market’s size, there’s a strong emphasis on the significance of every glass bottle. This mindset underscores the importance of responsible glass collection, echoing the sentiment that every contribution matters, regardless of the scale.
In number of establishments and density relative to population, Ireland has a modest hospitality sector. When it comes to glass packaging, Ireland ranks 6th on the number of one-way glass beverage bottles placed on the market in HORECA but only 17th when it comes to the share of tonnage, indicating smaller bottle formats. Generally, consumption of one-way glass beverage packaging in HORECA is on par with the general consumption of glass packaging, but Ireland remains in the top 10 of consumption of one-way glass beverage packaging per establishment.
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.