Appendix table 1. Waste treatment in 2011, 1,000 tonnes

  Treatment
Treatment total Recycling Energy recover Incinerated Landfilled
Chemical waste 656 143 52 150 311
- of which hazardous waste 199 80 11 87 21
Metallic waste 1 281 1 272 0 0 9
Glass waste 161 161 0 0 0
Paper and cardboard waste 363 319 30 14 0
Plastic and rubber waste 64 33 20 11 0
Wood waste 11 063 2 809 8 206 37 11
- of which hazardous waste 26 0 26 0 0
Discarded vehicles 92 92 0 0 0
- of which hazardous waste 42 42 0 0 0
Discarded equipment 57 54 0 0 3
- of which hazardous waste 37 36 0 0 1
Animal and vegetal waste 1 266 1 003 129 89 45
Household and mixed waste 2 445 315 853 16 1 261
- of which hazardous waste 44 0 8 12 24
Sludges 593 187 163 60 183
- of which hazardous waste 64 0 6 7 51
Mineral waste 76 991 27 543 106 5 49 337
- of which hazardous waste 547 37 30 5 475
Other waste 877 0 846 0 31
- of which hazardous waste 6 0 0 0 6
Total 95 909 33 931 10 405 382 51 191
- of which hazardous waste 965 195 81 111 578

Source: Waste statistics 2011, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Juha Espo 09 1734 3463, Jukka Muukkonen 09 1734 3224, ymparisto.energia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 17.5.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2011, Appendix table 1. Waste treatment in 2011, 1,000 tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2011/jate_2011_2013-05-17_tau_001_en.html