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 Proportion of municipal waste prepared for reuse and recycling (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Proportion of municipal waste prepared for reuse and recycling (%); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Urban waste statistics
First available period 2012
Last available period 2019
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
  • URBAN WASTE:  Waste from private households and other waste, that owing to its nature or composition, is similar to waste from households.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Formule [(Selective collection of paper, cardboard, plastic, metals, glass and wood) + (Recyclables of paper, carboard, plastic, metals, glass and wood recovered from MT/MBT) + (54% of Bulky waste collection) + (100% of Selective collection of BMW) + (Metal slags from waste incineration) + (Other recyclables materials)] / [(Total MW of recyclables generated (Paper, cardboard, metal, glass, wood, biodegradables and other recyclables materials)]
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 11/11/2020

information presented in 28/11/2021