Generation of waste excluding major mineral wastes

Data Visualization Created 12 Sep 2016 Published 09 Dec 2016 Last modified 17 Aug 2017
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Waste generation data is published by Eurostat every two years for seven broad economic sectors: agriculture, foresty and fishing; energy and extraction; the water and waste sector; manufacturing; construction; services; and households,

The water and waste sector includes water collection, treatment and supply and sewerage and three waste sector categories; Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery, Remediation activities and other waste management services and Wholesale of waste and scrap. The three waste sectors include secondary waste, i.e. material that has originated from other sectors.

The energy sector includes electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply plus non-mineral wastes from mining and quarrying. Manufacturing includes foods, textiles, wood, paper, coke, chemicals, metals, electronics, transport equipment and other machinery.

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Generation of waste [env_wasgen] provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)

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