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Appendix table 1. Municipal waste in 2012, tonnes

  Amount    Treatment
Recycling Energy recovery Landfilled 
Mixed waste total 1 394 746 6 171 519 761 868 814
Separately collected waste total, of which 1 203 148 894 014 297 473 11 661
    Paper and board waste
364 902 327 904 36 986 12
    Organic waste
363 259 328 445 31 270 3 544
    Glass waste 30 476 29 947 .. 529
    Metal waste 123 915 123 913 1 1
    Wood waste 78 563 3 793 74 769 1
    Plastic waste 36 127 4 451 31 676 0
    Electrical and electronic scrap 67 871 67 829 42 ..
Other 140 201 12 411 107 591 20 199
All total 2 738 095 912 596 924 825 900 674

Source: Statistics Finland - Waste statistics

Inquiries: Juha Espo 09 1734 3463, Simo Vahvelainen 09 1734 3457, ymparisto.energia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 26.11.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2012, Appendix table 1. Municipal waste in 2012, tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2012/jate_2012_2013-11-26_tau_001_en.html