Regional recycling rates for municipal solid waste
Note: Recycling includes material recycling and composting/digestion. Recycling rates are calculated as percentage of municipal solid waste generated. Data for France and Germany are only comparable within the country but not with other countries due to different methodologies are applied. 2008 data were used for France and Romania, 2009 data were used for Austria and the Wallonian regions of Belgium, and 2011 data for the rest of the countries
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
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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