Waste indicators, Slovenia, 2020

In 2020, 76 kg less waste per capita (excluding major mineral wastes) was generated in Slovenia than in 2019

From 2010 on, the lowest amount of waste (excluding major mineral wastes) per capita was generated in 2020. In 2020, 113 kg less waste per capita was treated than in the previous year. The recycling rate of all waste (excluding major mineral wastes) was 1.6 percentage points lower than in 2019.

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In 2020, 5% less waste per capita (excluding mineral wastes) was generated in Slovenia than in 2019

In 2020, 1,430 kg per capita of all waste (excluding major mineral wastes) was generated in Slovenia, which is the lowest amount since 2010. 1,210 kg of waste per capita was treated in 2020, which is 8.5% less than in the previous year. The lowest amount of waste was treated in 2014, i.e. 1,178 kg per capita.

Lower recycling rate of all waste (excluding major mineral wastes) in 2020

The recycling rate of all waste (excluding major mineral wastes) was almost 83% in 2020. This is 1.6 percentage points less than in the previous year and 20 percentage points more than in 2010.

The recycling rate for municipal waste in 2020 the same as in 2019

The recycling rate of municipal waste was 59.2%, which is the same as in the previous year. Compared to 2010, when it was 22.4%, the recycling rate of municipal waste increased by almost 37 percentage points.

The landfill rate of all waste treated (excluding major mineral wastes) in 2020 almost the same as in 2019

The landfill rate of all waste treated (excluding major mineral wastes) was 5.2%, i.e. almost the same as in the previous year (5.1%) and 19.4 percentage points lower than in 2010, when it was 24.6%.

Table with the latest data is available in the SiStat Database

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