Sweden in total 2021

Here you see an overall picture of how much electrical waste, lamps and batteries the Swedes submitted for recycling in 2021. The total collection comprises 138 749 tonnes and this corresponds to approximately 13 kilos per person.

The statistics only include the batteries and electrical/electronic products that have been submitted to the collection system operated by El-Kretsen together with the municipalities. Side-collections from individual municipalities are not included.

138 749 574 total kilos
13,27 kilos/inhabitant

All fractions

Small appliances

68 208 434 kg
6,53 kilos/inhabitant

Refrigerators and freezers

28 474 034 kg
2,72 kilos/inhabitant

Large appliances

35 051 599 kg
3,35 kilos/inhabitant

Batteries

3 547 797 kg
0,34 kilos/inhabitant

Low-energy and fluorescent luminaries

1 716 151 kg
0,16 kilos/inhabitant

LED and light bulbs

537 309 kg
0,05 kilos/inhabitant