Appendix table 1. Waste treatment in 2014, tonnes

  1 Utilisation as energy 2 Destruction by incineration 3 Material utilisation 4 Landfill disposal 5 Other disposal, such as reservoirs Total
01.1 Used solvents Hazardous .. 24.746 686 .. .. 25.432
01.2 Acid, alkaline and saline waste Ordinary .. 6 5.388 5.214 .. 10.608
01.2 Acid, alkali and saline waste Hazardous .. 1.187 12.615 148.370 2.255 164.427
01.3 Used oils Hazardous 3.164 7.693 19.611 11 .. 30.479
01.4, 02, 03.1 Chemical waste Ordinary 2.501 2.147 27.438 73.420 21 105.527
01.4, 02, 03.1 Chemical waste Hazardous 1.210 65.552 20.742 2.995 2.656 93.155
03.2 Sludge from waste water treatment in industry Ordinary 111.541 202 38.115 82.269 1.082 233.209
03.2 Sludge from waste water treatment in industry Hazardous 4.885 7.823 10 34.828 .. 47.546
03.3 Liquid waste generated in waste treatment and sludge from waste water treatment Ordinary .. .. 2.259 36 .. 2.295
03.3 Liquid waste generated in waste treatment and sludge from waste water treatment Hazardous .. 131 .. 40.251 .. 40.382
05 Waste generated in health care and biological waste Ordinary .. 48 .. 7.296 .. 7.344
05 Waste generated in health care and biological waste Hazardous .. 453 .. .. .. 453
06.1 Metal waste, iron Ordinary .. 41 157.996 755 .. 158.792
06.1 Metal waste, non-iron Ordinary .. 92 35.262 1.098 .. 36.452
06.1 Metal waste, mixed iron and non-iron Ordinary .. 3 7.887 .. .. 7.890
07.1 Glass waste Ordinary .. 4 56.535 473 .. 57.012
07.1 Glass waste Hazardous .. .. .. .. .. 0
07.2 Paper and paperboard waste Ordinary 41.582 12.569 545.276 124 .. 599.551
07.3 Rubber waste Ordinary 13.584 2 14.765 25 .. 28.376
07.1 Plastic waste Ordinary 56.205 17.975 7.948 1.142 .. 83.270
07.1 Wood waste Ordinary 2.889.097 58.593 115.121 36.207 .. 3.099.018
07.1 Wood waste Hazardous 6.347 3.965 .. .. .. 10.312
07.1 Textile waste Ordinary 2.093 2 14.118 96 .. 16.309
07.7 PCB-containing waste Hazardous .. 1.034 .. .. 0 1.034
08 (except for 08.1, 08.41) Equipment removed from use (except for vehicles and battery and accumulator waste removed from use) Ordinary 56 2 8.207 190 .. 8.455
08 (except for 08.1, 08.41) Equipment removed from use (except for vehicles and battery and accumulator waste removed from use) Hazardous 2 739 5.962 .. .. 6.703
08.01 Vehicles removed from use Ordinary .. .. 69.710 154 .. 69.864
08.01 Vehicles removed from use Hazardous .. 5 61.950 .. .. 61.955
08.41 Battery and accumulator waste Ordinary .. 86 464 .. .. 550
08.41 Battery and accumulator waste Hazardous .. 10 1.693 .. .. 1.703
09.1 Animal-based waste and mixed food waste Ordinary 15.526 2.798 589.468 2.009 7.124 616.925
09.2 Vegetable-based waste Ordinary 124.304 46 80.997 38.477 45 243.869
09.3 Animal excrement, urine and manure Ordinary .. 2 821.070 15.480 7.826 844.378
10.1 Household and similar waste Ordinary 444.807 196.093 18.913 431.580 56 1.091.449
10.2 Mixed materials Ordinary 379.285 6.795 216.491 195.399 2.636 800.606
10.2 Mixed materials Hazardous 5 7.118 56 199 .. 7.378
07.3 Screenings waste Ordinary 58.221 119 74.769 71.669 .. 204.778
07.3 Screenings waste Hazardous 1.358 23.065 .. 40.938 .. 65.361
11 Ordinary sludges Ordinary 129.159 43.905 163.355 19.596 1.241 357.256
12.1 Mineral waste generated in construction and demolition Ordinary 168.481 132 1.395.649 115.075 .. 1.679.337
12.1 Mineral waste generated in construction and demolition Hazardous 28.584 3.607 5.638 10.113 .. 47.942
12.2, 12.3, 12.5 Other mineral waste Ordinary 2.979 4.226 6.764.771 57.292.777 1.134 64.065.887
12.2, 12.3, 12.5 Other mineral waste Hazardous .. 1.488 8.970 787.778 358.520 1.156.756
07.1 Combustion waste Ordinary 33 11 695.169 506.922 23 1.202.158
07.1 Combustion waste Hazardous 1 53 9.370 9.648 .. 19.072
12.6 Soil materials Ordinary .. 179 660.438 14.924.200 .. 15.584.817
12.6 Soil materials Hazardous .. 788 21.878 73.204 .. 95.870
07.1 Dredging spoils Ordinary .. .. 334 222 .. 556
07.1 Dredging spoils Hazardous 52 .. .. 348 .. 400
12.8, 13 Mineral waste and stabilised waste originating from waste treatment Ordinary .. 419 96.800 24.568 .. 121.787
12.8, 13 Mineral waste and stabilised waste originating from waste treatment Hazardous 97 6 133 39.123 .. 39.359
Total 4.485.159 495.960 12.854.027 75.034.279 384.619 93.254.044
Of which hazardous waste: 45.705 149.463 169.314 1.187.806 363.431 1.915.719

Source: Waste statistics 2014, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Juha Espo 029 551 3463, Simo Vahvelainen 029 551 3457, ymparisto.energia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ville Vertanen


Updated 26.5.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2014, Appendix table 1. Waste treatment in 2014, tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.7.2019].
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