Recycling of municipal waste
The percentage shows the share of recycled municipal waste in total municipal waste generation. Recycling includes recovery of materials, composting and anaerobic degradation of waste. It does not include incineration of waste for energy production. Municipal waste – household waste and waste similar in nature and composition from sources such as shops, services, etc.
In the Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development, red leaves show that the indicator value is deteriorating and is below the latest available European Union average value.
Source: Environment Agency, Eurostat