Household waste per person NI 2010/11

Date: 
30/04/12
Description: 
Total weight (Kg) of household waste arisings per person. Household waste consists of:Waste sent for recycling and compostingWaste sent to landfillWaste sent for manufacture of Refuse Derived FuelWaste sent for reuse Waste arisings: The amount of waste collected in a given locality over a period of time. Refuse Derived Fuel: Consists largely of organic components of municipal waste (such as plastics and biodegradable waste). This can then be used in a variety of ways to generate electricity, most commonly as an additional fuel used with coal in power stations or in cement kilns. Waste reused: the amount of municipal waste sent for reuse has been calculated as a residual amount of municipal waste after municipal waste sent to landfill, sent for recycling (including composting) and sent to Refuse Derived Fuel has been accounted for. Numerator: Northern Ireland Environment Agency Northern Ireland Municipal Waste Management Statistics, 2010/11Denominator: NISRA, 2010
Identifier: 
10.14655/11971-286528
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Northern Ireland Environment Agency
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