Confirming Q4 data released in February, figures show that in total 6,952,186 tonnes of packaging was recycled against a target of 6,922,808 tonnes.
3,667,388 tonnes of paper were recorded against an obligation of 2,519,525 tonnes, 893,042 tonnes of plastics were recorded against a 850,923 tonne obligation and glass remelt and aggregate material combined revealed 1,576,812 tonnes were recycled against a 1,493,392 tonne obligation.
Figures for Q4 2015 revealed plastics saw a significant increase in performance compared to the three previous quarters of last year following price fluctuations. Paper also saw a strong Q4 with a total of 1,142,330 PRNs/PERNs issued.
Steel saw a stronger performance than Q3, but the first two quarters were largely responsible for the end of year position. Total PRNs/PERNs issued in Q4 were 110,059.
Aluminium saw a strong performance in both Q3 (19,221) and Q4 (28,361), and wood continued its good performance (105,445).