What We Waste Dashboard

The dashboard is the second part to our What We Waste report, published in April 2021, which used data from 93 countries, most of it dating back to 1999, to examine trends in sales and the collection and wastage of drinks containers. This interactive tool allows the user to explore that data.

Recent Posts

The Innovation Series (episode 2): what is a best-in-class deposit return system?

June 15, 2022

“We’re seeing brand owners around the world recognising that we have a real problem with beverage containers. Littered, wasted, around the world. And this is a proven solution that works, and it’s not that costly.” Reloop is back with another…

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Target 90: The dual-action approach for a circular Europe

June 15, 2022

In this new report, Reloop investigates the climate and waste prevention impacts of recovering and recirculating—through closed-loop recycling —the vast majority of single-use drinks containers sold in the EU. And the results of our analysis are compelling: reaching a 90%…

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The next frontier for the circular economy: mixed waste sorting 

June 13, 2022

Now that the European Union has mandatory separate collection for recyclables and organics, the time has come to go further and sort more European resources from mixed waste; meaning ¨residual¨ waste that gets sent to incinerators and landfills. Mixed waste…

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The Innovation Series (Episode 1): a conversation on digital deposit return systems

March 28, 2022

Reloop is pleased to launch our Innovation Series – expert analysis on emerging issues in the circular economy world. First episode? A conversation on digital deposit return systems. We hear from Reloop CEO Clarissa Morawski who takes us through some…

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Reloop's vision is a world free of pollution, where an ambitious and integrated circular economy allows our precious resources to remain resources, so that people, businesses and nature can flourish.


Our mission is to work with governments, industry and society to accelerate the global transition to a circular economy for all resources.


A thriving circular economy is built on policy that supports the waste hierarchy and encourages existing best practices, fosters innovation, applies economic instruments when necessary and strives for continuous improvement.

As an international not-for-profit organisation, registered in Belgium, our small global team is comprised of highly qualified experts across a range of disciplines, including policy, research and communications.

Reloop has produced a variety of resources and materials on issues relating to circular economy, including videos and policy papers.