In 2015

Overall waste production in Madeira stood at 169.3 thousand tonnes

According to the estimates provided by the Regional Directorate of Land Use Planning and Environment, the 2015 global production of solid waste in Madeira reached 169.3 thousand tonnes, dropping by 21.7 thousand tonnes over the previous year. This decrease is related to the deposition of inert material which declined from 54.0 to 12.1 thousand tonnes between 2014 and 2015.

The waste deposited in the solid waste treatment plant of Meia Serra rose by 21.0%, while the waste destined for recycling/valorisation outside the Region stood at 23.6 thousand tonnes.

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