The percentage shows the share of recovered hazardous waste in total hazardous waste generation. Hazardous waste are listed in the 2004 government regulation "Jäätmete, sealhulgas ohtlike jäätmete nimistu". Recovery – the re-use of waste as materials and incineration for energy production.
In the Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development, green leaves show that the indicator value is improving or exceeds the latest available European Union average value.
Source: Statistics Estonia