New Statistic report on generation and treatment of waste

Posted on Thursday 21 July 2011

Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Union, has published a new report on how the generation and treatment of municipal waste has changed from 1995 to 2009. The report shows that the generation of municipal waste has decreased in the time period considered.
The report emphasises that municipal waste represents only 10% of the total waste generated. Between 60% and 90% of the total municipal waste is generated by households.

The full report is available here