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Waste - Drivers and pressures (Belgium)

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The generation of municipal waste per capita in the Flemish Region.
Topic
Waste Waste
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NFP-Belgium
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NFP-Belgium
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Belgium
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Last updated
22 Dec 2010
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Published: 05 Nov 2010 Modified: 21 Mar 2015 Feed synced: 22 Dec 2010 original
Key message

In 2008, 494 kg municipal waste per inhabitant was collected, of which 172 kg residual waste, the lowest value since 2000.

In 2008, 3 million tonnes of municipal waste were collected, which represents 494kg per inhabitant. That is an average of 7 kg per inhabitant less than the year before. Of this 494 kg per inhabitant, 172 kg is residual waste, which is 2 kg per inhabitant less than in 2007 and the lowest value since 2000. The quantity of municipal waste remained fairly stable over the period 2004-2008.

 

Amount of municipal waste

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(kg/inhabitant)

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Separately collected waste

292

292

307

295

316

309

313

327

322

Residual waste

191

180

184

175

178

175

173

174

172

Total

483

472

491

470

494

484

486

501

494

 

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