Maintaining cleanliness and order in municipalities in 2017

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In Poland in 2017 was noticed an increase of amount of municipal waste generated by 2.7% in comparison to the previous year.

Municipal waste In 2017, in Poland there were 11 968.7 thous. tonnes of municipal waste collected (an increase by 2.7% compared with 2016). An average amount of municipal waste collected per 1 inhabitant of Poland was 312 kg. Compared to 2016, the amount of municipal waste generated per capita increased by 9 kg. Municipal waste collected in 2017 from households (9 971.2 thous. tonnes) represented the majority (83.3%) of municipal waste generated. The amount of this waste increased by 4.3% compared to the previous year.