The total amount of recycled municipal waste is for each region related to the generated amount of municipal waste
EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright). Copyright holder: Copenhagen Resource Institute (CRI).
Notes: Recycling includes material recycling and composting/digestion. Recycling rates are calculated as a percentage of municipal solid waste generated. 2008 data was used for Belgium, Germany, France, Cyprus, Hungary, Romania.