Sweden in total 2022

Here you see an overall picture of how much electrical waste, lamps and batteries the Swedes submitted for recycling in 2022. The total collection comprises 154 758 tonnes and this corresponds to almost 15 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.

154 758 764 total kilos
14,74 kilos/inhabitant

All fractions

Small appliances

74 355 583 kg
7,08 kilos/inhabitant

Refrigerators and freezers

28 494 740 kg
2,71 kilos/inhabitant

Large appliances

45 057 486 kg
4,29 kilos/inhabitant

Batteries

3 410 691 kg
0,32 kilos/inhabitant

Light sources

1 306 550 kg
0,12 kilos/inhabitant

Fluorescent tubes

829 564 kg
0,08 kilos/inhabitant

The total amount also includes 1 304 150 kilos of electrical waste from professional products but which is not distributed in the categories above.