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EU Waste Management Overview

The European Parliament has published an overview on waste management in the EU. An infographic highlights key facts and figures related to waste generation and management in Europe. It provides information on the amount of waste produced, recycling rates, and the environmental impact of waste management practices in the European Union.

In summary, 2.2. billion tonnes of waste is generated in the EU, with 27% municipal waste. 49.6% of all municipal waste in the EU is recycled or composted. In 2021, EU exports of waste to non-EU countries reached 33 million tonnes. This is an increase of 77% compared to 2004.

About Superfy

Superfy delivers sustainable smart resource management solutions for the circular economy, empowering enterprises and connecting cities.

We are solving the problem of low recycling rates by enabling cost effective, scalable nationwide materials collection and recycling programmes. We support a wide variety of material collections, including batteries, soft plastics, organics and glass.

Our software platform, sensors and smart containers track and monitor waste and recycling materials, enabling operational improvements and efficiencies throughout the collection and processing value chain.

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