Sphere of action: Waste disposal
Amount of waste and recycling rate (in kg per m2 selling space and in %)
Waste generated in relation to selling space. The amount of waste is made up of waste for disposal, for recycling or heat recovery, hazardous and organic waste. The recycling rate is the amount of waste for recycling and heat recovery and the organic waste as compared to the overall quantity of waste.
In the reporting period, the amount of waste per square metre fell compared to the previous year. The proportion of waste which was recycled was also down, however. In absolute terms, 548,900 tonnes of waste was generated in the reporting period. This can be broken down as follows:
- waste for disposal (120,053 tonnes)
- waste for recycling or heat recovery (304,880 tonnes)
- organic waste (71,065 tonnes)
- hazardous waste (52,902 tonnes)