ADVERTISEMENT

Recycling rate rises to 65.3%

Recycling

Teerasak Ladnongkhun / Shutterstock.com

The rate of waste recycling in Hungary has increased significantly and per capita waste production decreased last year, said State Secretary Anita Boros, of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology, yesterday, according to Világgazdaság. 

Image by Teerasak Ladnongkhun / Shutterstock.com

The state secretary cited analysis of last yearʼs waste management data aggregated in the National Environmental Information System. Some 65.3% of all waste is recycled, compared to just 24.6% in 2007 and 50.1% in 2015. With this, Hungary has taken a significant step towards the creation of a "circular economy", Boros added.

ADVERTISEMENT

33,850 sqm of new office space delivered to Budapest market in Q4 Office Market

33,850 sqm of new office space delivered to Budapest market in Q4

1,344 new coronavirus cases registered in Hungary Figures

1,344 new coronavirus cases registered in Hungary

4% minimum wage raise agreed Government

4% minimum wage raise agreed

Children's book publisher to challenge gov't resolution Art

Children's book publisher to challenge gov't resolution

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.