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Municipal waste, 2017

20.04.2018


According to the data of the State Statistical Office, the total amount of collected municipal waste in the Republic of Macedonia in 2017
was 635 875 tonnes. Compared to 2016, the total amount of collected municipal waste increased by 4.2 %.
The highest amount of collected municipal waste was registered in the Skopje Region - 164 246 tonnes or 25.8 % of the total collected
amount in the Republic of Macedonia. Of the total amount of collected municipal waste, 527 700 tonnes or 83 %, were collected from
households and the remaining 17 % from legal and natural persons (commercial waste).
By waste type, the highest amount of collected waste is mixed municipal waste, 554 280 tonnes or 87.2 %, and the lowest amount is
rubber waste, 1 007 tonnes or 0.2 % of the total amount of collected waste.
The total amount of generated municipal waste in the Republic of Macedonia in 2017 was 786 881 tonnes. The annual amount of
generated municipal waste per person in 2017 was 379 kg per person, which is 1.3 % less than in 2016.
Most of the collected municipal waste (99.4 %) is disposed of in landfills.






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