>> The per capita environmental expenditure by regional administration was 64.2 euro in 2012, it has decreased in comparison to 2010.

>> In 2013, 491.3 Kg of urban waste per capita were collected, about 12.5 kg less than the previous year. At national level the biggest amount of urban waste was collected in the Centre regions.

>> Italy is quite above the Eu average with more than 215 kg of landfilled urban waste per capita. Even though the trend is permanently decreasing. In 2013 still 36.9 percent of urban waste was landfilled after collection.

>> In 2012, 42.3 percent of total urban waste were managed with separate collection, the increment was about 2.3 percentage points in comparison with 2012. The North-east has had the highest percentage with 58.8.

>> In 2012 Italy has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 5.4 percent in comparison with the previous year (460.0 million tons of Co2 equivalent in the year) and is getting closer to the target of maximum emission as established by the Kyoto protocol.

>> In 2014, 34.4 percent of Italian households reported problems connected to air pollution in the residence area and 18.4 percent complained of unpleasant odors.

>> In 2013 urban green was 2.7 percent of the territory as average (over 577 million m2) of capital cities, this amount corresponded to an availability of 32.2 m2 per inhabitant. A percentage of almost 16.0 percent of municipal areas were included in protected natural areas.

>> In 2012 municipal distribution networks of drinking water were fed with 385 liters per capita in Italy, while daily consumption per capita was equal to 241 liters. Leakage in the municipal distribution networks of drinking water was equal to 37.4 percent as average (32.1 percent in 2008).