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Headline data

Source: Resource Cycling Policy Division, Ministry of Environment

Geographical Area: Total

Sub-indicators: Percent (%)

Data type

National data (Type1)
This is the national produced statistics in the ROK that best corresponds to the definition of UN SDGs indicators.
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Indicator name

National recycling rate, tons of material recycled

Data name

Recycling rate


Proportion of waste recycled in relation to total waste

Data source

National Waste Generation and Treatment Status

Data collection

Waste treatment services reports through the Allbaro System or in writing to municipalities; cities and provinces compile the data (reported statistics).


Resource Cycling Policy Division, Ministry of Environment



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