586kg of municipal waste per Irish person in 2013

Each person in Ireland created 586kg of municipal waste in 2013, according to the latest Eurostat figures. 531kg of this was treated in the following ways: 34% was recycled, 42% was landfilled, 18% was incinerated and 6% was composted. Ireland’s waste generation is above the EU average of 481kg for the same period, but ranks […]