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Municipal waste recycling rates in Europe by country

Data Visualization Created 11 Nov 2022 Published 14 Nov 2022 Last modified 19 Dec 2023
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Geographical coverage is EEA-32 member countries and West Balkan cooperating countries. The recycling rate is calculated as the percentage of municipal waste generated that is recycled and composted. On account of data availability, data for 2019 was used instead of 2020 for Greece. Data for 2007 was used instead of 2004 for Croatia. Data is not available for Iceland, North Macedonia, Türkiye, Bosnia and Herzegovina for both years. Data is not available for 2004 for the West Balkan countries.

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Municipal waste by waste management operations (env_wasmun) provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)

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Filed under: waste, material recycling
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