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Waste indicators, Slovenia, 2018

Almost 59% of municipal waste was recycled in Slovenia in 2018

The publication Waste, Slovenia, 2018 is supplemented by the values ​​of some indicators related to waste generation and treatment prepared in accordance with Eurostat methodology.

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Waste indicators are part of a comprehensive set of indicators to monitor progress towards the sustainable development goals in the European Union. The values ​​of published indicators show the trends in waste generation and treatment in Slovenia.

In 2018:

  • 1,563 kg per capita of all waste other than mineral wastes (construction and demolition waste, soil and stones, excavation waste, etc.) was generated in Slovenia. This is 10 kg per capita more than in 2017 and 456 kg per capita less than in 2010.
  • 495 kg of municipal waste per capita was generated in Slovenia. This is 17 kg more than in 2017 and 26 kg more than in 2010.

 
Waste treatment indicators for Slovenia in 2018

The recycling rate of all waste treated (excluding major mineral wastes) was almost 88%. This is 4 percentage points higher than in 2017 and 25 percentage points higher than in 2010.

The recycling rate of municipal waste was almost 59%. This is 1 percentage point higher than in 2017 and 35 percentage points higher than in 2010.

The landfill rate of all waste treated (excluding major mineral wastes) was about 5%. This is half a percentage point less than in 2017 and 20 percentage points less than in 2010.


More data on waste generation and treatment are available in the release Odpadki, Slovenija, 2018 and in the SiStat Database.

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