State of Waste in Europe
In the European Union, the amount of municipal waste generated per person in 2018 amounted to 488 kg, of which on average 147kg (30%) went through material recycling, while 83kg (17%) composting.
Explore how per capita municipal waste-generation evolved in European countries between 1995 and 2018, and how much of that waste on average got recycled? Click on a country or use the dropdown to explore!
European Union (28) Average