All Norwegian households has the opportunity to sort beverage- and packaging carton and app. 95% of the households may sort plastic packaging. The municipalities are responsible for the collection schemes.
Approximately 2/3 of all plastic from packaging collected in Norway through Grønt Punkt Norge is generated by trade and industry sectors. This used packaging are much cleaner and more homogeneous than waste packaging from households, making possible more efficient and less costly sorting and return systems and routines.