of the total population has access to recycling.
Municipalities participate in the blue bins Packaging Recycling System.
Blue Bins are being used, while more than 206 thousand have been delivered to the Local Authorities (cumulative total).
special collection vehicles for recyclable materials have been given to the Municipalities.
Recycling Sorting Centers (RSCs) operate throughout the country.
tons of materials were recycled from all the activities of the Herrco.
(cumulative sums, mil.) (1)
|Percentage of population coverage (%)||74%||79%||79%||82%||87%||87%||92%||94%||95%||96%|
|Bins delivered to municipalities
(cumulative sums, thousands) (2)
|Collection vehicles delivered to municipalities
(1) It includes collaborating Local Authorities or other bodies handling municipal waste. The population figures for 2012-2016 are based on the 2011 Census by the National Statistical Service of Greece (while the population figures for 2009-2011 are based on the 2001 Census by the National Statistical Service of Greece).
(2) The ongoing recording of bins shows that the existing network currently includes approximately 157,000 active Blue Bins.