Municipal Waste Generation per Capita in Hungary Under EU Avg

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Around 406 kg of municipal waste per person was generated in Hungary in 2022, well under the 513 kg average for the European Union as a whole, news agency MTI reports citing data compiled by Eurostat.

In a regional comparison, the volume of municipal waste per person stood at 364 kg/person in Poland and 478 kg/person in Slovakia. In the Czech Republic, where the latest data were from 2021, that volume reached 570 kg/person.

Around 133kg of municipal waste per person was recycled in Hungary in 2022, under the 249 kg/person EU average.

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