The First Release Waste, Slovenia, 2016 is complemented with the values of some indicators related to the generation and treatment of waste for the period from 2010 to 2016, prepared according to the Eurostat methodology.
The published indicators are part of a comprehensive set of indicators prepared by Eurostat for monitoring the achievement of sustainable development objectives in the European Union.
The situation in Slovenia in 2016:
• The recycling rate of generated municipal waste was almost 58%, i.e. 35 percentage points higher than in 2010.
• The recycling rate of all waste treated (excluding major mineral waste) was almost 80%, i.e. almost 17 percentage points higher than in 2010.
• The landfill rate of all waste treated (excluding major mineral waste) was just over 4%, i.e. 20 percentage points lower than in 2010.
The values of indicators related to waste show trends in the generation and treatment of waste in Slovenia. More information about the quantities of waste generated and treated can be found in the publication Waste, Slovenia, 2016.