The next edition of our Global Waste Investment Fact File focuses on Hungary, where we look into 19 waste projects in the country. These have a total value of US$749 million.
Key points from this Fact File
- Incineration (with energy recovery) is the leading project type, accounting for US$395 million or 53% of the total. This is followed by biofuel which accounts for US$215 million or 29% of the total.
- The total estimated capacity of these projects is 4.8 million tonnes. This is equal to 252,614 tonnes per project on average and 129% of Hungary’s estimated annual waste generation.
- Waste investments totalling US$296 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2020 at US$215 million.