Municipal waste; quantities, 1993-2015

Municipal waste; quantities, 1993-2015

Regional divisions Periods Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Total municipal waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Total Total household waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Kerbside collection Total household waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Bring/drop-off collection Total household waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Waste cleansing services and other waste Total cleansing services and other waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Total municipal waste (kg per capita) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Household waste Total household waste (kg per capita) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Waste cleansing services and other waste Total cleansing services and other waste (kg per capita) Separate collection Household waste (%) Separate collection Small household waste (%) Separate collection Bulky household waste (%)
Total the Netherlands 2015* 9,519 8,395 5,676 2,719 1,125 563 497 67 53 46 75
North Netherlands 2015* 1,133 958 666 291 175 659 557 102 59 52 80
East Netherlands 2015* 1,930 1,710 1,170 540 220 541 479 62 61 57 79
West Netherlands 2015* 4,372 3,932 2,728 1,204 440 546 491 55 43 36 67
South Netherlands 2015* 2,085 1,795 1,112 683 290 578 498 80 65 57 83
Province of Groningen 2015* 353 287 197 90 66 605 491 114 55 48 77
Province of Friesland 2015* 440 388 259 129 52 681 601 81 62 54 82
Province of Drenthe 2015* 339 282 210 72 57 694 578 116 59 53 81
Province of Overijssel 2015* 615 544 353 191 71 539 477 62 61 56 78
Province of Flevoland 2015* 220 201 127 74 19 546 499 47 57 46 85
Province of Gelderland 2015* 1,096 966 691 275 130 541 477 64 63 59 77
Province of Utrecht 2015* 695 631 415 216 64 550 499 51 52 43 75
Province of Noord-Holland 2015* 1,490 1,330 945 385 160 539 482 58 42 35 63
Province of Zuid-Holland 2015* 1,895 1,706 1,211 494 190 526 474 53 39 31 63
Province of Zeeland 2015* 291 265 156 109 26 765 696 69 59 48 80
Province of Noord-Brabant 2015* 1,482 1,249 784 464 234 596 502 94 64 55 82
Province of Limburg 2015* 602 546 327 219 56 539 489 50 68 61 85
< 5,000 inhabitants 2015* 16 14 10 4 3 960 802 159 53 44 74
5,000 - 10,000 inhabitants 2015* 99 88 63 25 11 601 533 68 60 53 82
10,000 - 20,000 inhabitants 2015* 878 771 509 262 107 594 522 72 65 59 82
20,000 - 50,000 inhabitants 2015* 3,649 3,216 2,066 1,150 433 606 534 72 62 54 81
50,000 - 100,000 inhabitants 2015* 1,726 1,529 1,028 501 197 564 500 64 55 47 78
> 100,000 inhabitants 2015* 3,151 2,776 1,999 777 375 511 451 61 40 33 61
Not urbanised 2015* 998 872 566 306 127 669 585 85 65 58 84
Marginally urbanised 2015* 2,131 1,874 1,245 629 257 600 527 72 66 59 83
Moderately urbanised 2015* 1,715 1,513 968 545 202 584 515 69 59 51 81
Strongly urbanised 2015* 2,843 2,542 1,691 852 301 544 486 58 53 45 75
Very strongly urbanised 2015* 1,832 1,594 1,207 388 238 496 432 64 29 24 48
Source: CBS.
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Table description


Amount of municipal waste collected by or on behalf of municipalities in the Netherlands. Amount of waste by type of waste, province, municipal size class and degree of urbanization. Statistical information on the methods of collection and treatment of wastes.

Data available from: 1993-2015.

Status of the figures:
The 2014 data is revised provisional and the 2015 data is provisional; all other data are final.

Changes as of 27 January 2017:
None, this table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.
This table is succeeded by Municipal waste; quantities. See paragraph 3.

Description topics

Municipal waste (1000 tonnes)
Total municipal waste
Household waste
Household waste. A small part comes from the private sector, offices, shops, etc.
Total
Total household waste
Kerbside collection
Household waste collected from kerbside.
Total household waste
Bring/drop-off collection
Collection via recycling centres or recycling banks at bring sites.
Total household waste
Waste cleansing services and other waste
Cleansing waste is collected by the municipal cleansing and public garden departments (excluding construction and demolition waste).
Other waste refers to waste collected from the private sector, offices,
shops, etc.
Total cleansing services and other waste
Municipal waste (kg per capita)
Total municipal waste
Household waste
Household waste. A small part comes from the private sector, offices,
shops, etc.
Total household waste
Waste cleansing services and other waste
Cleansing waste is collected by the municipal cleansing and public garden departments (excluding construction and demolition waste).
Other waste refers to waste collected from the private sector, offices, shops, etc.
Total cleansing services and other waste
Separate collection
Percentage of household waste collected separately.
Separately collected waste has not necessarily to be reused or recycled.
Household waste
Mixed and bulky household waste and renovation waste are collected as mixed waste streams. All other waste streams are collected separately.
Small household waste
Small household waste includes the following components:
- mixed household waste
- organic kitchen and garden waste
- paper and cardboard
- glass
- textiles
- household hazardous waste
- metal packaging
- cartons for beverages and
- plastics.
Mixed household waste is collected as a mixed waste stream. All other
waste streams are collected separately.
Bulky household waste
Bulky household waste includes the following components:
- bulky household waste
- renovation waste
- electrical and electronic equipment
- bulky garden waste
- furniture
- window and sheet glass
- scrap metals
- wood
- Rubble
- Waste containing asbestos
- used tyres
- clean soil
- roof covering materials and
- other waste categories.
Bulky household waste and renovation waste are collected as mixed
waste streams. All other waste streams are collected separately.