MAY 17, 2019

On International Recycling Day, EGF publishes its 2018 numbers, which show an overall increase of 11% in the selective collection of packaging, with specific growths in some materials that exceeds 30%.


Global numbers


In the 174 municipalities served by the EGF concessionaires, 3.3 million tons of urban waste were produced;


Of this amount, 482,000 tons of waste were collected in a selective manner, which corresponds to 15% of the total waste produced by the resident population in the municipalities served by EGF;



With the collected waste, EGF produced 465 GWh of energy, 300,000 tons of recyclables and 30,000 tons of organic correctives.