The amount of domestic waste per Dutch person fell last year to 9.5 kilos a week. That is almost 500 grammes less a week than in 2012, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday.
The amount of domestic waste produced in the Netherlands has been falling steadily since 2008, news agency ANP reports.
People in Zeeland produce the most rubbish – 13.3 kilos a week per person. In Overijssel they throw away just under nine kilos of waste a week.
At a local council level, the Wadden Sea island of Vlieland produces more waste than any other part of the country – 24.4 kilos per resident per week. This is largely due to its high tourist population, the CBS said.
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