Municipal Waste - Renewables
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

European Commission - Eurostat
Municipal solid wastes (MSW) cover renewable and non-renewable wastes produced by households, industry, hospitals and the tertiary sector incinerated at specific installations with energy recovery.

International Energy Agency (IEA)
Refers to the portion of waste produced by households, industry, hospitals and the tertiary sector which is biodegradable material collected by local authorities and incinerated at specific installations.

It is measured on the basis of the heat content (net calorific value) of wastes used as fuel.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
Refers to the portion of waste produced by households, industry, hospitals and the tertiary sector which is biodegradable material collected by local authorities and incinerated at specific installations.

It is measured on the basis of the heat content (net calorific value) of wastes used as fuel.

UNSD Energy Statistics Section
Consist of products that are combusted directly to produce heat and/or power and comprise wastes produced by the residential, commercial and public services sectors that are collected by local authorities for disposal in a central location. Hospital waste is included in this category.