More plastic waste collected separately
The volume of plastic waste collected separately has more than doubled from 6 million kg in 2006 to 13 million kg in 2008. The volume of plastic waste produced by households is estimated at 750...
Circular economy in the Netherlands
Facts at a glance about the circular economy in the Netherlands.
CBS invents method to map European e-waste
CBS has calculated annually produced e-waste quantities for all European countries
National Energy Outlook 2015
The National Energy Outlook outlines the current state of the Dutch energy system in an international context.
Municipalities collect less household waste and more plastic
Dutch municipalities collected 556 kilograms of household waste per inhabitant in 2009. That is 1 percent less than in 2008.
Less recyclable plastic waste sent to China
Last year, China’s share in Dutch exports of recyclable plastic waste was 2.7 percent. In 2010, still nearly half of all plastic waste generated by businesses and households had China as a foreign...
Most industrial waste recycled
In 2008, 18.8 million tons of industrial waste were produced. Nearly 17 million tons (90 percent) were reused or incinerated to generate energy. The remaining 2 million tons were dumped in landfills...