Appendix table 1. Waste treatment in 2012, 1,000 tonnes

  Treatment
Treatment total Recycling Energy recover Incinerated Landfilled
Chemical waste 666 162 28 143 333
- of which hazardous waste 193 86 7 83 17
Metallic waste 1 176 1 169 0 1 6
Glass waste 162 161 0 0 1
Paper and cardboard waste 569 522 34 13 0
Plastic and rubber waste 76 22 42 10 2
Wood waste 11 253 2 780 8 426 45 2
- of which hazardous waste 10 0 9 1 0
Discarded vehicles 132 132 0 0 0
- of which hazardous waste 62 62 0 0 0
Discarded equipment 120 120 0 0 0
- of which hazardous waste 72 72 0 0 0
Animal and vegetal waste 1 297 1 042 61 152 42
Household and mixed waste 2 657 216 1 338 19 1 084
- of which hazardous waste 94 0 36 15 43
Sludges 526 107 179 55 185
- of which hazardous waste 57 0 6 1 50
Mineral waste 71 714 25 162 199 7 46 346
- of which hazardous waste 869 12 13 7 837
Other waste 16 6 0 1 9
- of which hazardous waste 4 0 0 1 3
Total 90 363 31 601 10 307 446 48 009
- of which hazardous waste 1 361 232 71 108 950

Source: Waste statistics 2012, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 15.5.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2012, Appendix table 1. Waste treatment in 2012, 1,000 tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2019].
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