Official Statistics of Finland

Waste statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Incineration and recycling of waste have replaced landfills for municipal waste
20 Dec 2016
The disposal of waste in the bank on landfill sites has become rarer. Last year, only good one tenth of municipal waste was disposed in this manner. It has been replaced by recovery of waste. Energy production and recycling have competed for the recovery of freed landfill waste. Energy use of waste is winning.

Next release:
15 Jun 2017

Description: These statistics monitor changes in the volumes of waste, waste treatment methods and proportions of hazardous waste. The data are classified by main industry (including communities), and waste category or type. A limited amount of data are classified by region.
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Keywords: factory and trade waste, household waste, municipal waste, waste management, waste products, waste water.
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Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.5.2017].
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