Within last 4 years, the volume of waste produced in Ukraine decreased by 1/3 – from 426 million tons down to 296 million tons. Before, the volume of produced waste was permanently growing.
The major source of waste is the industrial extraction of natural resources: these technologies foresee extraction of large volumes of soil which should be somehow recycled later.
Processing industry is the second largest producer of waste. The key substance disposable substance here is water.
Agricultural, fishery and forestry sectors occupy the third place. Energy sector goes right after them.