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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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Data-based results on the effects of the German Supply Chain Act
Galina Kolev-Schaefer / Adriana Neligan IW-Report No. 8 8. February 2024

Due Diligence - Effect of Supply Chain regulation: Data-based results on the effects of the German Supply Chain Act

After the agreement of the European Parliament and the Council of the EU in December 2023, a few formal steps remain to introduce the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).

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Thomas Puls Expertise 30. November 2023

Compendium 5.4: CO2 Regulation of Road Transport in Europe

With the Compendium CO2 Regulation in Europe, the IW has been providing the interested public with a comprehensive collection of data on the development of CO2 emissions from passenger car traffic in the European Union, as well as on the applicable regulatory ...

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