Biowaste up by 6 kilograms per capita in 2016 from a year earlier

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MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –

Headline: Biowaste up by 6 kilograms per capita in 2016 from a year earlier

WIESBADEN – On the basis of provisional data, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that a total of 38.1 million tonnes of waste were collected from households in 2016. This was an increase of 0.7 million tonnes or 7 kilograms per head of the population compared with 2015. Biowaste accounted for the largest share of that increase at 0.5 million tonnes, or just under 6 kilograms per inhabitant. On average, roughly 462 kilograms of household waste were produced per inhabitant in 2016.Basic data and long time series are available in table Amount of domestic wastes generated (32121-0001) in the GENESIS-Online database.

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