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Adriana Neligan Interactive Graphic 11. April 2018

Circular Economy: A lot of recycling, but also much waste in economically strong Germany

In the European Union 482 kg of municipal waste is generated per person. In Germany it is even more, but at the same time considerably more German waste is recycled.

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Not-recycled municipal waste: amount of municipal waste going to landfilling, incineration and the difference between muncipal waste treated and generated. If data for 2016 is not available, the most recent available year is used: Ireland, Portugal: 2014; Slovenia: 2015. Sources: Eurostat; German Economic Instute

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