18.4 C
Ljubljana
Thursday, July 7, 2022

Investment in environment protection up 70% in 2020

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%.

Share

Latest news

Slovenian and Italian firefighters sign cooperation agreement

By: P.T., STA Slovenian and Italian firefighters signed an agreement on cooperation in the border area as part of the European CROSSIT SAFER project, which...

Survey: Quarter of companies see current situation as life-threatening

By: J.S., STA A survey by the Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia (GZS) sees more than a quarter of the surveyed companies assessing that the...

Covid cases surge to over two-month high

By: P.T., STA Slovenia confirmed 1,815 new coronavirus infections on Monday, up 33% week-on-week, in what is a new high since mid-April. Two Covid patients died,...

Jobless total continues to drop in June

By: J.S., STA The number of registered jobless continued to decline in June reaching a new post-1990 low. At the end of the month, 53,860 unemployed...

Related news

Survey: Quarter of companies see current situation as life-threatening

By: J.S., STA A survey by the Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia (GZS) sees more than a quarter of the surveyed companies assessing that the...

Covid cases surge to over two-month high

By: P.T., STA Slovenia confirmed 1,815 new coronavirus infections on Monday, up 33% week-on-week, in what is a new high since mid-April. Two Covid patients died,...

Jobless total continues to drop in June

By: J.S., STA The number of registered jobless continued to decline in June reaching a new post-1990 low. At the end of the month, 53,860 unemployed...

SDS referendum signature collection scheduled for autumn

By: J.S., STA The opposition Democrats (SDS) will be collecting 40,000 signatures for a referendum with which they want to challenge government expansion by three...
Share