Municipal waste; quantities

Municipal waste; quantities

Regional divisions Periods Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Total Mixed household waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Total Mixed packaging (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Total Mixed recyclables (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Kerbside collection Mixed household waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Kerbside collection Mixed packaging (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Kerbside collection Mixed recyclables (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Bring/drop-off collection Mixed household waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Bring/drop-off collection Mixed packaging (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Household waste Bring/drop-off collection Mixed recyclables (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Cleansing services and other waste Mixed waste from festivities (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Cleansing services and other waste Mixed market waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Household waste Mixed household waste (kg per capita) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Household waste Mixed packaging (kg per capita) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Household waste Mixed recyclables (kg per capita) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Cleansing services and other waste Mixed waste from festivities (kg per capita) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Cleansing services and other waste Mixed market waste (kg per capita) Processing Household waste Mixed household waste Recycling and reuse (%) Processing Household waste Mixed household waste Composting (%) Processing Household waste Mixed household waste Separation afterwards (%) Processing Household waste Mixed household waste Incineration (%) Processing Household waste Mixed household waste Landfilling (%)
Nederland 2019** 2,832 333 0.8 2,705 266 0.8 128 67 0.0 2 15 164 19 0.0 0 1 0 0 32 68 0
Noord-Nederland (LD) 2019** 294 26 0.0 293 25 0.0 2 1 0.0 0 0 171 15 0.0 0 0 0 0 84 16 0
Oost-Nederland (LD) 2019** 414 111 0.0 372 94 0.0 42 17 0.0 1 1 114 31 0.0 0 0 0 0 10 90 0
West-Nederland (LD) 2019** 1,677 110 0.0 1,618 76 0.0 59 34 0.0 1 5 203 13 0.0 0 1 0 0 32 68 0
Zuid-Nederland (LD) 2019** 447 85 0.8 423 70 0.8 25 15 0.0 0 8 122 23 0.2 0 2 0 0 21 79 0
Groningen (PV) 2019** 99 9 0.0 98 8 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0 169 15 0.0 0 0 0 0 68 32 0
Friesland (PV) 2019** 119 2 0.0 119 1 0.0 1 1 0.0 0 0 184 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 94 6 0
Drenthe (PV) 2019** 76 16 0.0 76 16 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 154 32 0.0 0 0 0 0 90 10 0
Overijssel (PV) 2019** 118 44 0.0 85 34 0.0 33 10 0.0 0 0 102 38 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0
Flevoland (PV) 2019** 66 9 0.0 66 8 0.0 0 1 0.0 0 0 159 21 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0
Gelderland (PV) 2019** 230 58 0.0 221 52 0.0 9 6 0.0 1 1 111 28 0.0 0 1 0 0 18 82 0
Utrecht (PV) 2019** 224 24 0.0 208 17 0.0 16 6 0.0 0 0 167 18 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0
Noord-Holland (PV) 2019** 572 42 0.0 567 32 0.0 4 11 0.0 1 4 200 15 0.0 0 1 0 0 58 42 0
Zuid-Holland (PV) 2019** 806 38 0.0 768 24 0.0 38 14 0.0 0 1 219 10 0.0 0 0 0 0 25 75 0
Zeeland (PV) 2019** 75 6 0.0 74 3 0.0 0 3 0.0 0 0 196 16 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0
Noord-Brabant (PV) 2019** 310 58 0.0 291 51 0.0 18 7 0.0 0 8 122 23 0.0 0 3 0 0 4 96 0
Limburg (PV) 2019** 138 27 0.8 131 20 0.8 7 7 0.0 0 0 124 24 0.7 0 0 0 0 59 41 0
Fewer than 5 000 inhabitants 2019** 4 0 0.0 4 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 344 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 94 6 0
5 000 to 9 999 inhabitants 2019** 12 2 0.0 12 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 147 19 0.0 0 0 0 0 20 80 0
10 000 to 19 999 inhabitants 2019** 117 28 0.2 108 25 0.2 9 3 0.0 0 0 117 28 0.2 0 0 0 0 29 71 0
20 000 to 49 999 inhabitants 2019** 828 145 0.4 790 129 0.4 39 16 0.0 1 1 136 24 0.1 0 0 0 0 27 73 0
50 000 to 99 999 inhabitants 2019** 577 79 0.2 564 65 0.2 14 15 0.0 0 0 157 21 0.1 0 0 0 0 26 75 0
100 000 inhabitants or more 2019** 1,294 79 0.0 1,227 46 0.0 66 33 0.0 1 13 202 12 0.0 0 2 0 0 39 61 0
Not urbanised 2019** 184 32 0.0 181 28 0.0 3 4 0.0 0 0 137 24 0.0 0 0 0 0 48 52 0
Hardly urbanised 2019** 447 99 0.1 426 91 0.1 21 8 0.0 1 0 119 26 0.0 0 0 0 0 28 72 0
Moderately urbanised 2019** 377 60 0.2 361 51 0.2 16 9 0.0 0 0 142 22 0.1 0 0 0 0 17 83 0
Strongly urbanised 2019** 851 114 0.5 773 81 0.5 79 33 0.0 1 10 160 22 0.1 0 2 0 0 19 81 0
Extremely urbanised 2019** 973 29 0.0 965 15 0.0 8 14 0.0 0 5 230 7 0.0 0 1 0 0 49 51 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 2017, 2018 and 2019 data are revised provisional; all other data are final.

Changes as of 14 December 2020:
Final data for 2016 and new revised provisional data for 2017, 2018 and 2019 has been added.

When will new figures be published?
Provisional data for 2020 will be published in June 2021.

Description topics

Municipal waste (1000 tonnes)
Household waste
Household waste. A small part comes from the private sector, offices, shops, etc.
Total
Mixed household waste
Mixed packaging
A mix of plastic and metal packaging and cartons for beverages.
Mixed recyclables
Kerbside collection
Household waste collected from kerbside.
Mixed household waste
Mixed packaging
A mix of plastic and metal packaging and cartons for beverages.
Mixed recyclables
Bring/drop-off collection
Collection via recycling centres or recycling banks at bring sites.
Mixed household waste
Mixed packaging
A mix of plastic and metal packaging and cartons for beverages.
Mixed recyclables
Cleansing services and other waste
Cleansing waste is collected by (or on behalf of) the municipal cleansing and public garden departments (excluding construction and demolition waste).
Other waste refers to waste collected from the private sector, like offices, shops, etc.
Mixed waste from festivities
Mixed waste from festivities, fairs, concerts, etc.
Mixed market waste
Municipal waste (kg per capita)
Household waste
Household waste. A small part comes from the private sector, offices,
shops, etc.
Mixed household waste
Mixed packaging
A mix of plastic and metal packaging and cartons for beverages.
Mixed recyclables
Cleansing services and other waste
Cleansing waste is collected by (or on behalf of) the municipal cleansing and public garden departments (excluding construction and demolition waste).
Other waste refers to waste collected from the private sector, like offices, shops, etc.
Mixed waste from festivities
Mixed waste from festivities, fairs, concerts, etc.
Mixed market waste
Processing
Processing refers to the first method applied. The final method may differ from the first method.
Household waste
houdens.
Mixed household waste
Recycling and reuse
Composting
Including digestion of organic waste.
Separation afterwards
This processing method involves prior removal of constituents fit for reuse/recycling.
Incineration
Landfilling