Municipal waste in Montenegro 2016

The release comprises selected statistical data on the quantity of generated and collected municipal waste, equipment and machinery in 2016.
In 2016 Montenegro generated 322 260 tons of municipal waste or 3.1% more than in 2015. According to estimated number of inhabitants in Montenegro middle of the year 2016, each inhabitant generated 517.9 kg of municipal waste per year in average or 1.4 kg municipal waste per day.
In Montenegro from total amount of generated municipal waste 291 756 tons of municipal waste were collected, including the subgroup 1501 – Packaging (including separately collected municipal waste in packaging). The public utility enterprises collected 280 988 tons of municipal waste (96.3% from total amount collected). Remaining amount of municipal waste were collected by other enterprises that have the permit for collecting of municipal waste and citizens that brought municipal waste directly to the landfill sites. In 2016 in average from each inhabitants of Montenegro the Public utility enterprises collected 451.5 kg of municipal waste or 1.23 kg of municipal waste per day.
In 2016, most public utility enterprises collected municipal waste stream, which includes mixed municipal waste 81.7%, followed by waste from gardens and parks of 10.2%, followed by separately collected fractions of 8.0% and packaging waste with 0.1% of collected waste.
In 2016, 80% of the Montenegrin population used the public service in the public municipal waste collection.
The total number of permanent employees in the utilities to the Registry for the local government granted permission to perform the public service of collection and disposal of municipal waste in 2016 amounted to 2 626 employees (as of 31.12.2015.).
In comparison with 2015, in 2016 for twelve days decreased the average number of days in which waste was collected.

In 2016 comparison with 2015 there has been a number of utility disposal container a volume of 1.1 m3 by 1%.