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Selective collection of waste

Dades de Catalunya

This selective collection indicator shows the percentage of municipal waste that is collected separately by citizens and businesses in order to be able to recycle it, and thus save resources and energy necessary for the manufacture of products.

Evolution of the amount of waste collectec in a separate way, and the percentage of selective collection waste over the total waste generated annually in Catalonia

Source:Agència de Residus de Catalunya

The percentage of selective collection in Catalonia has not stopped growing in recent years and in 2022 the highest figure recorded, 46.7%, was reached.
Of all the fractions, the organic fraction has seen the greatest increase in tons collected, being collected in 2022, 15 times more than in 2000.