By: P.T., STA
Investment in environment protection in Slovenia totalled EUR 412 million in 2020, a 69% rise compared with 2019. The majority, or EUR 200 million, went for air and climate protection, up 49%, the Statistics Office (SURS) said ahead of World Environment Day.
Current expenditure on environment protection in 2020 increased by 2% to EUR 698 million, of which as much as 56% went for waste management. The country generated 143,570 tonnes of food waste, a rise of 2% from 2019 and 21% more than in 2013. Households generated 52% of the total, food services 30%, food stores 11% and food production 7%.