80 Container Loads Of Materials Recycled

February 17, 2022

There were “80 container loads of materials recycled in 2019″ and “eight container loads of special waste items were processed and exported for the United States recycling market.”

This is according to the recently released 2021 Environmental Statistics Compendium, which noted that “In 2019, the amount of waste totaled 86,400 mT. This represents a decrease of 7.9% over the 93,800 mT of waste in 2018. In 2019, 400 mT of waste was recycled, 11,000 mT was composted, 65,000 mT was incinerated to generate electricity and approximately 10,000 mT was land-filled.”

Chart extracted from the report:


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