Municipal waste; quantitiesFigures
Amount of waste collected by the municipal authorities broken down by province, size class and degree of urbanisation
Material of little value to the company that the company wants to dispose of (Environmental Management Act, C.1, art. 1.1). Exceptions are: radioactive waste; hazardous waste registered with the Dutch...
Other vegetable wasteOther
Residual vegetable matter derived from industrial processes (mainly paper manufacturing) or agriculture waste (straw, peelings from coffe beans and the like).
NWO funding for research into global well-beingArticles
How does economic growth in the Netherlands affect well-being in poorer countries in the Global South?
The non-biogenic fraction of industrial waste used for the production of energy.
Energy from wasteOther
Heat produced by incineration of waste, combustion of wood and gas produced by fermentation of organic material.
Renewable municipal wasteOther
Municipal waste of vegetable or animal origin. This includes the biogenic fraction of mixed waste flows.
Tax on wasteOther
The tax on the presentation of waste for disposal to an institution, or waste disposal by the institution in which it was generated.
How many water purification plants are there in the Netherlands and how much waste water do they purify?Other
More plastic waste collected separatelyArticles
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 million...
Less recyclable plastic waste sent to ChinaArticles
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 destination.
Municipalities collect less household waste and more plasticArticles
Dutch municipalities collected 556 kilograms of household waste per inhabitant in 2009. That is 1 percent less than in 2008.
More and more renewable energy from biomassArticles
In 2020, the consumption of energy from biomass resources such as biogas, biopetrol, the green part of household waste or wood products rose by 10 percent on the previous year, reaching a total of 119...
Construction sector leading in waste and recyclingArticles
Reuse of recycled materials contributes to the government target of realising a fully circular economy by 2050. The construction sector generated the most waste in 2016 but also used half of all recycled...
CBS invents method to map European e-wasteOther
CBS has calculated annually produced e-waste quantities for all European countries.
Urban waste water treatment per province and river basin districtFigures
Urban waste water treatment plants: number and capacity, influents, effluents and sewage sludge; results by province and river basin district
International trade; import and export value, SITC (3 digits), countriesFigures
Import, export value and trade balance of goods; SITC (3 digits) and countries.
Environmental taxes and fees, revenues by taxpayer; national accountsFigures
environmental taxes, environmental fees, waste tax, fuel tax, excise duty tax payers, tax revenues, sewerage charges, mobility tax
High-growth enterprises, European standard; SIC2008Figures
High-growth enterprises; Employees in high-growth enterprises Sector_branches_SIC_2008