RezeroLab Data

Municipal waste production

Data from Catalunya

Municipal waste is all waste generated in private homes, businesses, offices and other services, and all waste generated in municipalities that is comparable to that produced in these spaces.

Evolution of the amount of municipal waste generated per capita in Catalonia

Source:Waste agency of Catalonia

The generation of waste in Catalonia has been around 500 kg/inhabitant/year in the last decade.
Despite the need to reduce the amount of waste we generate, it has increased by 5% per capita since 2012.