Progress of European countries up the recycling hierarchy (material and bio-waste recycling), 2001–2010
Notes: The greener the bars, the higher the recycling rate. Number of countries within each recycling category indicated in the white boxes. Information is not available for one country in 2001. Total recycling includes material recycling as well as composting and digestion of bio-waste.
For Iceland 2008 data is used for 2010. For Slovenia 2002 data are used for 2001 and 2009 data are used for 2010. Croatia is not included for 2001
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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