20 November 2023
HORECA National Factsheet for Poland
While Poland ranks 7th in terms of total kg/capita consumption of glass packaging, it ranks only 25th when it comes to one-way glass beverage bottles in HORECA.
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.
Poland has been actively pursuing tactics to boost glass packaging collection from HORECA establishments. Initiatives include incentivizing recycling programs tailored for the hospitality sector, providing accessible collection points, and collaborating with businesses to raise awareness about the importance of segregating and recycling glass waste. Additionally, Poland has invested in infrastructure improvements, implementing efficient systems for the convenient collection and recycling of glass within the hospitality industry.
In Poland, there is a limited amount of consumption of one-way glass beverage bottles in HORECA. While Poland ranks 7th in terms of total kg/capita consumption of glass packaging, it ranks only 25th when it comes to one-way glass beverage bottles in HORECA. The can be explained by one of the lowest density of HORECA establishments relative to population, the likely widespread presence of refillable glass bottles in HORECA, and a large share of at-home consumption of glass containers. Nevertheless, Poland still represents the 8th biggest market for the collection and recycling of glass packaging 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.