The diversity of landscapes gives Luxembourg its charm, and the numerous green areas have recreational and touristic character. The industrialisation, urbanisation and installation of diverse infrastructures which characterise an economy and a highly developed society are nonetheless the source of deterioration in the environment, which is certainly variable depending on the location. This section provides the figures on the state of health of the environment and the measures taken by the authorities to safeguard the natural resource and the quality of life of the residents.
The statistical data available involve à priori the water and air quality and the waste collection and disposal measures. More detailed data is available on the Luxembourg government's portal for the environment at the address www.environnement.public.lu