Posted on April 19, 2021

The majority of exports of waste from the EU land up in Turkey.

European Union exports of waste to non-EU countries reached 32.7 million tons last year. This was an increase of 75% since 2004, according to Eurostat data published this week.

Almost 40% of the waste went to Turkey, followed by India and the U.K. Waste imports from non-EU countries declined to 16 million tons in 2020.

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