Municipal waste

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TREND ASSESSMENT: Municipal waste - Belgium

kilograms per capita

 2000200520102015
observations471.0482.0456.0418.0

Statistics Belgium; Eurostat (2017), Municipal waste generation and treatment, by type of treatment method [tsdpc240], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 10/11/2017).

Municipal waste

kilograms per capita

 1995200020052010201120122013201420152015//19952015//2010
Belgium455.0471.0482.0456.0456.0447.0437.0427.0418.0-0.4-1.7
EU-28--521.0515.0504.0498.0485.0478.0477.0476.0---1.1
//: average growth rates

Statistics Belgium; Eurostat (2017), Municipal waste generation and treatment, by type of treatment method [tsdpc240], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 10/11/2017).

This text is based on the Statistical Annex of the Voluntary National Review of Belgium (VNR) presented to the July 2017 United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.

VNR Indicator: Municipal waste, kilograms per capita

Definition: municipal waste includes waste collected by municipal services (or on their behalf), such as door-to-door collection (sorted and unsorted), voluntary deposits, bulky waste, park maintenance, yard waste and street sweepings, etc. It excludes construction materials.

Objective: to contribute to Target 12.5, this indicator should decrease.

UN Target 12.5: By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

UNSTAT Indicator 12.5.1: National recycling rate, tons of material recycled