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Theme: Environment


Waste by section of economic activity, 2016


According to the data of the State Statistical Office, the total amount of generated waste by sections of economic activity in the
Republic of Macedonia in 2016 was 1 437 492 tonnes. The highest amount (700 550 tonnes) was generated in the section Mining and
The total amount of generated hazardous waste was 57 373 tonnes. The highest amount of hazardous waste (42 723 tonnes) was
registered in the section Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply.
Of the total amount of generated waste, 491 338 tonnes were delivered waste, i.e. waste delivered from business entities to other
natural and legal persons in the country or abroad during 2016.
The total amount of received waste, i.e. waste that business entities have received from other natural or legal persons in the country
or abroad during 2016, was 583 873 tonnes.
During 2016, 8 191 tonnes of waste were recovered.
The total amount of disposed waste was 838 052 tonnes.

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