Appendix table 1. Waste generation in 2015, tonnes

  NACE Section B: Mining and quarrying NACE 10 - 12 Food products and beverages NACE 13 - 15 Manuf. textiles, wearing apparel and leather products NACE 16 Wood and wood products NACE 17 - 18 Paper and paper products printing and reproduction of recorded media NACE 19 Coke and refined petroleum products NACE 20 - 22 Chemicalt, chemical products and rubber and plastic products NACE 23 Non-metallic mineral products NACE 24 - 25 Basic metals and metal products NACE 26 - 30 Machinery and equipment n.e.c and elect.equipmenet NACE 31 - 33 Manufacturing n.e.c. NACE 34 - 35 Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply NACE 36 - 37, 39 Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities NACE 38 Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery NACE Section F: 41 - 43 Construction NACE 46.77 Wholesale of waste and scrap NACE Section G to U: Services activities. Excluded 46.77 Households Total
1.1 Spent solvents Hazardous .. 19 68 107 154 56 24 253 1 959 1 198 1 28 343 528 .. 5 356 .. 28 076
1.2 Acid, alkaline or saline wastes Non-hazardous .. .. .. .. 49 203 95 5 565 .. .. 19 .. .. 218 .. .. .. .. .. 55 100
1.2 Acid, alkaline or saline wastes Hazardous .. 7 .. 9 8 776 176 16 822 2 107 745 196 466 5 745 3 665 .. .. 436 .. 139 050
1.3 Used oils Hazardous .. 340 52 358 1 274 1 180 303 62 14 886 2 034 174 2 703 4 294 374 .. 65 9 300 .. 37 399
1.4, 2, 3.1 Chemical wastes Non-hazardous .. 5 488 100 363 146 425 877 2 230 .. 220 128 36 160 12 492 48 .. 4 1 .. 168 572
1.4, 2, 3.1 Chemical wastes Hazardous .. 769 205 2 767 12 902 16 364 44 841 1 352 85 420 2 562 1 820 2 329 10 816 1 363 .. 235 6 404 .. 190 150
3.2 Industrial effluent sludges Non-hazardous .. 3 203 41 269 116 003 .. 85 883 1 601 73 307 .. 114 1 569 11 366 .. 23 .. 9 101 .. 302 480
3.2 Industrial effluent sludges Hazardous .. 12 8 8 118 638 1 957 265 23 945 184 77 115 1 179 391 .. 2 6 227 .. 35 128
3.3 Sludges and liquid wastes from waste treatment Non-hazardous .. .. .. .. 15 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 48 968 .. .. .. .. .. 48 983
3.3 Sludges and liquid wastes from waste treatment Hazardous .. .. .. .. 54 .. .. .. 33 871 3 .. 6 2 327 .. .. .. .. .. 36 261
5 Health care and biological wastes Non-hazardous .. .. .. .. .. .. 19 .. .. .. .. .. 173 .. .. .. 14 .. 206
5 Health care and biological wastes Hazardous .. 5 860 .. .. .. .. 11 .. .. .. .. .. 3 .. .. .. 6 .. 5 880
6.1 Metallic wastes, ferrous Non-hazardous .. 577 83 3 776 4 669 28 2 280 298 110 846 26 210 4 426 2 544 14 241 28 660 43 929 18 701 .. .. 261 268
6.2 Metallic wastes, non-ferrous Non-hazardous .. 103 .. 9 288 63 195 9 15 377 4 373 29 227 7 503 20 064 1 929 1 293 .. .. 51 462
6.3 Metallic wastes, mixed ferrous and non-ferrous Non-hazardous .. 2 013 39 1 860 12 450 3 964 3 435 695 2 863 7 241 446 13 404 10 091 9 972 66 583 2 943 31 830 74 905 244 734
7.1 Glass wastes Non-hazardous .. 1 187 .. 8 15 26 252 30 467 8 87 2 7 8 990 1 832 196 177 23 059 54 263 120 576
7.1 Glass wastes Hazardous .. .. .. 10 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12 .. 22
7.2 Paper and cardboard wastes Non-hazardous .. 5 555 444 434 200 271 64 3 884 527 5 478 1 802 65 750 20 687 73 708 40 121 138 681 326 353 778 864
7.3 Rubber wastes Non-hazardous .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2 .. .. .. 240 957 18 761 122 103 13 .. 20 198
7.4 Plastic wastes Non-hazardous .. 4 204 142 521 7 203 134 17 923 529 9 139 447 44 759 4 019 1 244 6 917 222 9 782 23 020 86 253
7.5 Wood wastes Non-hazardous .. 2 864 197 1 039 878 2 261 898 1 271 5 931 1 434 5 452 7 254 694 213 843 81 048 1 481 278 857 541 9 833 23 140 3 935 616
7.5 Wood wastes Hazardous .. 1 .. 25 006 .. 8 3 .. 82 3 .. 8 1 491 114 809 9 93 .. 27 627
7.6 Textile wastes Non-hazardous .. 9 932 5 422 .. .. .. 58 .. .. .. .. 636 251 .. .. .. 45 .. 16 344
7.7 Waste containing PCB Hazardous .. .. .. 1 .. .. 8 .. 18 .. .. .. 5 .. .. .. .. .. 32
8 (excl. 8.1, 8.41) Discarded equipment (excluding discarded vehicles, batteries and accumulators wastes) Non-hazardous .. 22 3 12 113 10 80 7 830 150 5 94 9 334 6 744 .. 206 19 258 45 319 82 187
8 (excl. 8.1, 8.41) Discarded equipment (excluding discarded vehicles, batteries and accumulators wastes) Hazardous .. 69 4 23 138 55 59 8 393 55 2 82 5 777 3 787 45 104 572 .. 11 173
8.1 Discarded vehicles Non-hazardous .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 54 322 54 322
8.1 Discarded vehicles Hazardous .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 48 172 48 172
8.41 Batteries and accumulators wastes Non-hazardous .. 1 .. 2 8 .. 1 .. 4 1 .. 6 784 28 .. .. .. .. 835
8.41 Batteries and accumulators wastes Hazardous .. 28 .. 5 42 13 47 10 54 35 3 37 3 552 872 .. 702 2 916 .. 8 316
9.1 Animal and mixed food waste Non-hazardous .. 247 255 143 79 374 33 2 856 34 342 705 45 415 31 851 4 2 2 54 205 242 006 580 351
9.2 Vegetal wastes Non-hazardous .. 256 311 4 88 574 4 661 .. 2 032 .. 749 1 129 303 21 470 1 143 2 929 743 46 .. 379 095
9.3 Animal faeces, urine and manure Non-hazardous .. 41 205 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28 882 .. .. .. .. .. 70 087
10.1 Household and similar wastes Non-hazardous .. 7 211 788 2 796 9 965 108 9 241 1 650 5 103 1 731 403 4 102 50 600 10 157 1 397 41 418 492 984 821 1 508 606
10.2 Mixed and undifferentiated materials Non-hazardous .. 34 793 1 769 4 102 246 878 8 289 309 074 28 261 41 622 5 989 2 649 9 146 55 074 3 037 3 000 547 18 875 18 507 791 612
10.2 Mixed and undifferentiated materials Hazardous .. 21 31 13 109 3 1 560 1 475 246 .. 48 577 11 .. .. 143 .. 3 238
10.3 Sorting residues Non-hazardous .. 598 .. .. 72 .. 160 3 102 .. 1 219 172 189 145 996 12 317 31 940 23 623 .. 387 220
10.3 Sorting residues Hazardous .. .. .. .. .. .. 105 .. 44 .. .. .. 1 381 58 512 .. 2 992 .. .. 63 034
11 Common sludges Non-hazardous .. 14 634 .. 2 420 316 789 4 3 959 121 318 138 57 5 406 149 047 57 314 .. 291 .. 494 054
12.1 Mineral waste from construction and demolition Non-hazardous .. 511 74 2 663 37 884 3 352 3 397 10 859 8 372 2 194 660 56 079 161 123 19 096 1 226 394 654 1 834 .. 1 535 152
12.1 Mineral waste from construction and demolition Hazardous .. 31 .. 59 126 1 51 .. 1 606 .. 4 944 50 039 3 189 22 47 267 73 41 .. 107 449
12.2, 12.3, 12.5 Other mineral wastes Non-hazardous 75 217 624 81 541 .. 3 96 132 .. 486 468 64 917 5 442 57 37 5 734 29 021 9 791 .. 19 002 .. 75 919 865
12.2, 12.3, 12.5 Other mineral wastes Hazardous 259 041 .. .. 1 14 372 20 5 771 485 351 125 96 856 25 32 562 9 410 .. 1 065 372
12.4 Combustion wastes Non-hazardous .. 6 969 .. 19 795 148 266 .. 3 335 8 930 567 617 129 65 003 716 717 82 213 9 274 50 608 1 652 .. 1 679 509
12.4 Combustion wastes Hazardous .. .. .. 91 27 13 .. 715 40 145 29 .. 4 427 372 240 .. .. 8 .. 46 067
12.6 Soils Non-hazardous 1 300 497 16 .. 380 9 666 5 565 3 637 .. 5 964 458 .. 2 563 190 733 2 728 13 165 490 160 1 235 .. 14 689 092
12.6 Soils Hazardous .. 669 658 3 31 953 22 .. 11 225 344 .. 546 1 905 4 534 105 166 .. 222 .. 126 278
12.7 Dredging spoils Non-hazardous .. .. .. .. 224 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 649 .. .. .. .. .. 873
12.7 Dredging spoils Hazardous .. .. .. .. 281 431 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 712
12.8, 13 Mineral wastes from waste treatment and stabilised wastes Non-hazardous .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6 .. .. 121 414 209 544 10 405 3 664 26 .. .. 345 059
12.8, 13 Mineral wastes from waste treatment and stabilised wastes Hazardous .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 27 262 .. .. 39 842 51 248 .. .. .. .. .. 118 352
Not defined .. 5 29 1 48 .. 7 81 613 60 9 14 1 312 .. .. 5 .. .. 2 184
Total 76 777 162 734 024 10 304 1 196 406 3 597 530 44 278 555 496 574 397 2 038 864 71 799 82 486 1 250 965 1 481 603 467 898 15 060 351 62 626 807 018 1 894 828 106 708 547
Of which hazardous 259 041 7 826 1 026 28 461 24 046 20 263 90 062 2 421 1 119 615 7 240 7 612 100 311 90 060 74 438 185 849 4 196 27 146 48 172 2 097 788

Source: Waste statistics 2015, Statistics Finland

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Updated 15.6.2017

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