Generation of non-hazardous waste reached 62,627 kt in 2014 in Belgium, according to Eurostat. This is 1.18 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, generation of non-hazardous waste in Belgium reached an all time high of 63,373 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 42,703 kt in 2008. When compared to Belgium's main peers, generation of non-hazardous waste in France amounted to 317,517 kt, 365,692 kt in Germany, 6,836 kt in Luxembourg and 129,372 kt in Netherlands in 2014.
Belgium has been ranked 11th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of generation of non-hazardous waste, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.