Progress of European countries up the recycling hierarchy (material and bio-waste recycling), 2001–2010

Figure Created 19 Feb 2013 Published 19 Mar 2013 Last modified 06 Jun 2013
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The number of countries achieving defined intervals of total recycling in 2001 and 2010.



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Notes: The greener the bars, the higher the recycling rate. Number of countries within each recycling category indicated in the white boxes. Information is not available for one country in 2001. Total recycling includes material recycling as well as composting and digestion of bio-waste.

For Iceland  2008 data is used for 2010. For Slovenia 2002 data are used for 2001 and 2009 data are used for 2010. Croatia is not included for 2001


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