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Waste volumes created by Latvian residents up 21% in five years

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Data from Eurostat shows that in 2017 Latvian households created 851 000 tonnes of household waste, which is 21% more when compared to 2013, when households created 704 000 tonnes of waste, as reported by waste management company AS Latvijas Zaļais punkts. Only 23.3% of the total volume of waste was recycled, whereas the average for waste recycling in the EU is 46.3%. This proves that the new state waste…