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Municipal waste recycling rates in Europe by country

Data Visualization Created 21 Nov 2023 Published 19 Dec 2023 Last modified 19 Dec 2023
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No data is available for Liechtenstein for 2004 and 2021 and for Türkiye for 2004.

The recycling rate for municipal waste was calculated as the percentage of municipal waste generated that is recycled. Recycling of municipal waste includes material recycling and composting/anaerobic digestion.
Notes on data quality and availability: On account of data gaps, data for 2020 was used instead of 2021 for Ireland. Data for 2019 was used instead of 2021 for Greece. Data for 2007 was used instead of 2004 for Croatia. Data for 2003 was used instead of 2004 for Iceland.

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Municipal waste by waste management operations (env_wasmun__custom_8224241) provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)

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