EU municipal waste statistics: landfilling down, incineration much higher in 2020

Per capita arisings reach the highest level since 2009


(EU) – European households are generating increasing volumes of waste. The latest data from the European statistical authority Eurostat shows that each person living in the EU-27 generated an average of 505 kilograms of waste in 2020 – 4 kilograms more than in 2019 and the highest amount reported since 2009 when ...

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