#Environmental pollution

Raw Material Input (RMI) of the Flemish economy
642.4 million tonnes

Raw Material Input (RMI) of the Flemish economy

The Raw Material Input (RMI) is the material footprint of the Flemish economy: it represents the entire material basis,...
Production of household waste
416 kg/cap

Production of household waste

Household waste is all waste collected by, on behalf of or in cooperation with municipalities or intermunicipal authorities. It...
Carbon footprint of Flemish consumption
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Carbon footprint of Flemish consumption

The carbon footprint of Flemish consumption includes all greenhouse gas emissions generated globally as a result of the consumption...
Material footprint of Flemish consumption (RMC)
190.8 million tonnes

Material footprint of Flemish consumption (RMC)

Raw Material Consumption (RMC) is the material footprint of Flemish consumption. This indicator reflects the entire material base, including...
Production of residual household waste
128 kg/cap

Production of residual household waste

Residual household waste is household waste that is not collected selectively. It therefore refers to general household rubbish, bulky...
Production of primary industrial waste
13,999 kilotonnes

Production of primary industrial waste

This indicator shows the production of waste generated by the original waste producers.
Emissions and Ecoscores of new cars on the market
108.4 g CO₂-eq./km

Emissions and Ecoscores of new cars on the market

This indicator reports the Ecoscore values and CO2 emissions of new cars on the market in Flanders. It provides...
Production of primary industrial residual waste
872 kilotonnes

Production of primary industrial residual waste

Primary industrial residual waste is the part of primary industrial waste that is offered or collected non-selectively, and is...
Fuel use of road transport
225 PJ

Fuel use of road transport

Fuel consumption is the biggest contributor to the lifecycle impact of vehicles. This indicator reports the type and amount...
Incinerated, co-incinerated and landfill waste of Flemish origin
4.44 million tonnes

Incinerated, co-incinerated and landfill waste of Flemish origin

Flanders aims to incinerate or send to landfill as little household and industrial waste as possible. Yet there are...
Total emissions of road transport
14,400 kton CO₂-eq.

Total emissions of road transport

This indicator measures the impact of fuel use in Flanders by providing data on the related greenhouse gas emissions...
Littering and fly-tipping
29.5 kt of fly-tipping

Littering and fly-tipping

Littering is when people leave behind, consciously or unconsciously, smaller items of waste (e.g. tissues, bits of paper…) in...
Territorial emissions
73.4 Mt CO₂-eq

Territorial emissions

This indicator shows the production of emissions contributing to climate change.
Material footprint of the building stock
28,936 kt

Material footprint of the building stock

This indicator measures the material footprint of the Flemish construction industry and housing on a yearly basis. The figures...
Material footprint of mobility
9,781 kt

Material footprint of mobility

This indicator shows the material footprint of passenger transport in Flanders. The figures express how much raw material Flemish...
Material footprint of consumer goods
17,405 kt

Material footprint of consumer goods

This material footprint indicator represents the total primary material use that is needed to fulfil the final demand for...
Carbon footprint of consumer goods
7,801 kt CO₂-eq.

Carbon footprint of consumer goods

This carbon footprint indicator represents the total CO2-equivalent emissions associated with the total primary material use needed to fulfil...
Global concentration of emissions
418.53 ppm CO₂

Global concentration of emissions

This indicator measures the concentration of emissions in Flanders and compares it to the international objectives.
Soil contamination and remediation
58% of exploratory surveys completed

Soil contamination and remediation

Soil is contaminated with environmentally hazardous substances such as heavy metals, organic matter and pesticides due to a variety...