Almost 4.7 million tons of different types of waste was generated in Slovenia in 2014, of which 12% was generated in households. 23% of municipal waste generated in 2014 was landfilled on municipal landfill sites.
- Nearly 4.7 million tons of waste were generated, of which a little less than 892,000 tons of municipal waste.
- The amount of municipal waste increased by almost 5% compared to 2013; increase in the quantities of other types of waste was minimal.
- In production activities almost 2.8 million tons (59%), in service activities nearly 1.4 million tons (29%) and in households slightly more than half a million tons (12%) of all types of waste were generated.
- The amount of hazardous waste (almost 147,000 tons) increased by 23% compared to 2013.
- Most of the hazardous waste (51%) was generated in manufacturing; only 2% was generated in households.
- Most of the waste was construction and demolition waste (24%), followed by waste from thermal processes (17%), waste from waste management facilities (15%), municipal waste (14%), waste from wood processing and from metal processing (7% each) and waste packaging (5%). The remaining types of waste were generated in smaller amounts.
Waste treatment in Slovenia in 2014:
- More than half a million tons of municipal waste (almost 8% more than in 2013) was separately collected.
- A little over 3 million tons of waste (5% more than in 2013) was recovered (without backfilling and pre-treatment).
- A little less than 283,000 tons of all types of waste (almost 10% less than in 2013) was landfilled.
- 23% of generated municipal waste was landfilled (7% less than in 2013).
- Import (by 6%) and export (by 11%) of waste increased compared to 2013.source: http://www.stat.si