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Table 3 Quantities (kg) of containers/cutlery recycled in Taiwan (2017–2019) [26]

From: Management strategy of plastic wastes in Taiwan

Item 2017 2018 2019
Container (iron) 42,514,994 34,931,173 34,195,262
Container (aluminum) 2,351,509 12,590,946 12,284,180
Container (glass) 207,921,585 205,996,565 226,690,186
Container (paper) 25,059,538 40,6690,529 91,208,392
Container (plastic) PET: 108,887,558
PVC: 2,179,132
PP/PE: 82,853,385
PS (foam): 906,190
PS: 4,885,693
Bio-Based: 252,452
PET: 104,611,408
PVC: N/A
PP/PE: 82,433,914
PS (foam): 782,780
PS: 4,146,632
Bio-Based: 426,775
PET: 107,525,998
PVC: 822,858
PP/PE: 80,523,064
PS (foam): 680,780
PS: 4,104,416
Bio-Based: 475,899
Cutlery (paper) 17,133,083 30,911,364 80,645,088