This indicator shows the percentage of recirculation of materials put into circulation in Spain, that is, those that have been recovered once converted into waste and returned to the market. It is, therefore, an indicator that shows the state of the circular economy in the territory.
Percentage of recovered materials that have returned to the Spanish economy
The percentage of material recycled and returned to the Spanish economy was 8% in 2021. This means that only 8% of the materials used in Spain come from recycled products.