In 2016

Overall waste production in Madeira stood at 190.2 thousand tonnes

According to the estimates provided by the Regional Directorate of Land Use Planning and Environment, the 2016 global production of solid waste in Madeira reached 190.2 thousand tonnes, growing by 20.9 thousand tonnes over the previous year. This increase is related to the deposition of inert material which grew from 12.4 to 32.7 thousand tonnes between 2015 and 2016.

The waste deposited in the solid waste treatment plant of Meia Serra (130.6 thousand tonnes) decreased by 0.5% compared to 2015, while the waste destined for recycling/valorisation outside the Region stood at 24.3 thousand tones (up by 3.4%).