Recycling rates by country

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The following table gives the percentages of material that is recycled, incinerated, incinerated to produce energy and landfilled.[1]

Country Recycling and composting Incineration with energy recovery Incineration without energy recovery Landfill
 Australia 41 1 no data 58
 Austria 58 35 0 4
 Belgium 55 43 1 1
 Canada 24 no data 4 72
 Chile 1 0 0 99
 Czech Republic 24 19 0 56
 Denmark 44 54 0 2
 Estonia 30 0 0 70
 Finland 33 42 0 25
 France 38 33 1 28
 Germany 65 22 13 0
 Greece 19 no data no data 81
 Hungary 26 9 no data 65
 Iceland 45 5 1 49
 Ireland 40 18 0 42
 Israel 19 no data no data 81
 Italy 41 21 0 38
 Japan 19 71 6 1
 South Korea 59 24 1 16
 Luxembourg 48 35 no data 17
 Mexico 5 no data no data 95
 Netherlands 50 48 1 1
 New Zealand no data no data no data 100
 Norway 39 57 0 2
 Poland 29 6 2 63
 Portugal 26 24 0 50
 Slovakia 11 11 0 71
 Slovenia 58 1 0 36
 Spain 30 10 0 60
 Sweden 50 50 0 1
  Switzerland 51 49 0 0
 Taiwan 55 no data no data no data
 Turkey 1 no data 0 99
 United Kingdom 43 21 0 34
 United States 35 12 no data 54
 Malaysia 21 0 no data 79

References[edit]

  1. ^ Environment at a Glance 2015: OECD Indicators (PDF). Paris: OECD Publishing. 26 Oct 2015. Retrieved 10 March 2018.