Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures


5.4 million


2 780

Packaging waste

350 000 ton



Basic information on Waste in 2002


Total waste generation

15 808 th. tons/year

Out of it municipal solid waste (MSW)

1 380 th. tons/year


Packaging waste

350 th. tons/year

Waste generation per capita

164 kg/year (MSW)

Waste separation per capita

8.17 kg/year (MSW)

 Waste separation is in more than 700 municipalities out of 2 800

  • Recycling capacities for glass, metals, paper and plastics
  • 2 MSW incineration plants with energy recovery with capacity of 200 000 tons
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