48 million tons of waste recovered by Turkish in 2018
Turkish composting, co-incineration and other facilities recovered 48 million tons of waste in 2018, according to official figures released on Dec. 2.
According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK), 8 composting plants processed 138,000 tons of waste to produce 35,000 tons of compost. 40 co-incineration plants recovered 1 million tons of waste for energy recovery.
A total of 47 million tons of metal, plastic, paper and waste were recovered from the other 2,009 licensed recovery facilities.
In 2018, 2,223 waste facilities, 166 disposal facilities, and 2,057 recovery facilities were active in Turkey.