Press Release: More consumers shopping during Black Friday but average spend lower
26 November 2022
This Black Friday is the closest one to pre-Covid levels with shoppers flocking the streets...
According to Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities, the EU27 generated 522 kg of municipal waste per person in 2007. Municipal waste can be treated in several ways: landfilling, incineration, recycling or composting. In the EU27 in 2007, 42% of treated municipal waste was landfilled, 20% incinerated, 22% recycled and 17% composted.
More than 750 kg per person was generated in 2007 in Denmark, Ireland and Cyprus. Luxembourg, Malta and the Netherlands had values between 600 and 750 kg per person and Austria, Spain, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, Estonia, Sweden and Finland between 500 and 600 kg. The next group of Member States included Belgium, Portugal, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Slovenia and Lithuania with values between 400 and 500 kg of municipal waste per person. The lowest values of below 400 kg per person were found in Romania, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Source: MEUSAC Environment Sectoral Committee
Source: MEUSAC Employment Social Policy and Health Committee
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