Localisation: Sardinia/Italy

Population: 1,651,793 (2017)

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Selective collection in the Sardinia region

Action leader(s)

Autonomous Region of Sardinia

Summary

Sardinia managed to achieve a dramatic improvement in its waste management performance becoming one of the best performing islands in the Mediterranean. Focusing on bio-waste separate collection and door-to-door collection, the island reached 60% separate collection in 2016 proving that tourist destinations can achieve high waste management targets.