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The amount of municipal waste generated per person in the European Union (EU) in 2017 is estimated to amount to 486 kg. This figure is unchanged from 2016 and is 7% below the peak of 525 kg per person in 2002.
Šiukšlės parke
Šiukšlės parke
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Meanwhile, in Lithuania, each person generated 455 kg of municipal waste in 2017, announced Eurostat.

The EU Member States which generated the most municipal waste per person in 2017 were Denmark (781 kg per person), followed by Cyprus (estimated at 637 kg per person) and Germany (estimated at 633 kg per person).

Municipal waste
Municipal waste
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