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Italy: municipal waste production by region, 2010 – 2015
The chart shows the trend of municipal solid waste production in Italy from 2010 to 2015. In absolute value, the amount of solid waste produced in 2015 totalled 13.7 million tons in the North, 6.6 million tons in the Centre and 9.2 million tons in the South, for a total of 29.5 million tons. The data shows a decrease in waste production of 11.4% for the regions of Southern Italy and 10.3% and 7.3% decreases, respectively, for those in Central and Northern Italy. The decrease in production at the national level during the period in question is equal to 9.2%.
Source: ISPRA, Rapporto Rifiuti Urbani, 2016 edition