Singapore Waste Statistics from 2003 to 2014

March 20, 2015 by  
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Here’s a look at the waste statistics in Singapore over 12 years from 2003 to 2014. It includes figures on Waste Disposed, Waste Recycled, Waste Output (Waste Disposed + Waste Recycled) for total waste and different types of waste, and also the recycling rate (Waste Recycled / Waste Output x 100) for different types of waste.

Recycling Rate (%)

Recycling Rate 2003-2014

Total Waste

Total Waste 2003-2014

Construction Debris

Construction Debris 2003-2014

Ferrous Metal

Ferrous Metal 2003-2014

Scrap Tyres

Scrap Tyres 2003-2014

Non-Ferrous Metal

Non-Ferrous Metal 2003-2014


Wood 2003-2014

Horticultural Waste

Horticultural Waste 2003-2014


Paper/Cardboard 2003-2014


Glass 2003-2014

Food Waste

Food Waste 2003-2014


Textile/Leather 2003-2014


Plastics 2003-2014

Source: Waste Statistics and Overall Recycling, NEA; Environmental Protection Division Annual Report, NEA

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3 Responses to “Singapore Waste Statistics from 2003 to 2014”
  1. John tan says:

    I love recycling

  2. Rachel says:

    I’m doing a research on promoting recycling of clothing. Do you still have raw data for the amount of waste generated from 2003 to 2014?

  3. Sherin says:

    Hi , I am doing a project regarding this. Is it possible to provide me with raw data for the graphs above ? Thank you in advance.

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