The recycling rate is the tonnage recycled from municipal waste divided by the total municipal waste arising.
Recycling includes material recycling, composting and anaerobic digestion. Municipal waste consists to a large extent of waste generated by households, but may also include similar wastes generated by small businesses and public institutions and collected by the municipality
The indicator is a part of the "resource efficiency scoreboard"
Retrieved: 23 February 2015
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Type of Indicator source:
- Statistical office