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Table 4 Zero-waste and zero toxic plastics agenda targets for sustainable future

From: Plastics: are they part of the zero-waste agenda or the toxic-waste agenda?

Indicators Current performance Short-term (zero plastic waste) Long-term (zero toxic waste)
Plastics recycling 9% 80% 100%
Interim plastics incineration 12% 1–2% 0%
Interim plastics landfill 79% 20% 0%
Proportion of fossil fuels based synthetic plastics 99% 90% 0%
Bioplastics 1% 10% 100%