Municipal waste; quantities

Municipal waste; quantities

Regional divisions Periods Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Total Cartons for beverages (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Kerbside collection Cartons for beverages (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Bring/drop-off collection Cartons for beverages (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Household waste Cartons for beverages (kg per capita)
Nederland 2020** 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.0
Noord-Nederland (LD) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Oost-Nederland (LD) 2020** 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
West-Nederland (LD) 2020** 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Zuid-Nederland (LD) 2020** 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1
Groningen (PV) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Fryslân (PV) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Drenthe (PV) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Overijssel (PV) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flevoland (PV) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Gelderland (PV) 2020** 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Utrecht (PV) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Noord-Holland (PV) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Zuid-Holland (PV) 2020** 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Zeeland (PV) 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Noord-Brabant (PV) 2020** 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Limburg (PV) 2020** 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.2
Fewer than 5 000 inhabitants 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
5 000 to 9 999 inhabitants 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 000 to 19 999 inhabitants 2020** 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
20 000 to 49 999 inhabitants 2020** 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1
50 000 to 99 999 inhabitants 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
100 000 inhabitants or more 2020** 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Not urbanised 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hardly urbanised 2020** 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1
Moderately urbanised 2020** 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1
Strongly urbanised 2020** 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Extremely urbanised 2020** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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 urbanisation. Statistical information on waste treatment.

Data available from: 1993

Status of the figures:
The 2018, 2019 and 2020 data are revised provisional; all other data are final.

Changes as of 17 December 2021:
Definitive data for 2017 and new revised provisional data for 2018, 2019 and 2020 has been added.

When will new figures be published?
Provisional data for 2021 will be published in June 2022.

Description topics

Municipal waste (1000 tonnes)
Household waste
Household waste. A small part comes from the private sector, offices, shops, etc.
Total
Cartons for beverages
Kerbside collection
Household waste collected from kerbside.
Cartons for beverages
Bring/drop-off collection
Collection via recycling centres or recycling banks at bring sites.
Cartons for beverages
Municipal waste (kg per capita)
Household waste
Household waste. A small part comes from the private sector, offices,
shops, etc.
Cartons for beverages