Appendix table 2. Waste treatment in 2015, tonnes

  1 Energy recovery (R1) 2 Waste incineration (D10) 3 Material recovery (R2 - R11) 4 Landfilling (D1, D5, D12) 5 Other disposal operations (D2, D3, D4, D6, D7) Total
1.1 Spent solvents Hazardous 0 22 429 986 0 0 23 415
1.2 Acid, alkaline or saline wastes Non-hazardous 0 7 1 868 5 367 0 7 242
1.2 Acid, alkaline or saline wastes Hazardous 0 565 8 533 82 794 2 392 94 284
1.3 Used oils Hazardous 1 476 6 573 30 782 41 0 38 872
1.4, 2, 3.1 Chemical wastes Non-hazardous 3 246 2 063 60 079 74 712 65 140 165
1.4, 2, 3.1 Chemical wastes Hazardous 2 333 72 242 22 928 2 984 2 245 102 732
3.2 Industrial effluent sludges Non-hazardous 73 045 57 74 024 97 829 334 245 289
3.2 Industrial effluent sludges Hazardous 5 525 7 223 70 19 888 0 32 706
3.3 Sludges and liquid wastes from waste treatment Non-hazardous 0 1 2 466 211 0 2 678
3.3 Sludges and liquid wastes from waste treatment Hazardous 4 545 0 34 513 0 35 062
5 Health care and biological wastes Non-hazardous 1 510 83 0 1 644 0 3 237
5 Health care and biological wastes Hazardous 0 467 0 0 0 467
6.1 Metallic wastes, ferrous Non-hazardous 0 25 108 815 434 0 109 274
6.2 Metallic wastes, non-ferrous Non-hazardous 0 1 37 482 122 0 37 605
6.3 Metallic wastes, mixed ferrous and non-ferrous Non-hazardous 0 3 6 554 1 013 0 7 570
7.1 Glass wastes Non-hazardous 7 672 4 49 716 199 0 57 591
7.1 Glass wastes Hazardous 0 0 0 0 0 0
7.2 Paper and cardboard wastes Non-hazardous 32 221 7 187 563 675 12 0 603 095
7.3 Rubber wastes Non-hazardous 0 234 7 742 0 0 7 976
7.4 Plastic wastes Non-hazardous 53 181 21 533 12 185 916 0 87 815
7.5 Wood wastes Non-hazardous 2 724 295 11 655 181 995 5 535 0 2 923 480
7.5 Wood wastes Hazardous 6 275 6 915 0 11 599 0 24 789
7.6 Textile wastes Non-hazardous 118 636 10 721 39 0 11 514
7.7 Waste containing PCB Hazardous 0 736 0 0 0 736
8 (excl. 8.1, 8.41) Discarded equipment (excluding discarded vehicles, batteries and accumulators wastes) Non-hazardous 75 3 38 719 81 0 38 878
8 (excl. 8.1, 8.41) Discarded equipment (excluding discarded vehicles, batteries and accumulators wastes) Hazardous 0 486 24 239 0 16 24 741
8.1 Discarded vehicles Non-hazardous 0 0 54 322 0 0 54 322
8.1 Discarded vehicles Hazardous 0 4 48 172 0 0 48 176
8.41 Batteries and accumulators wastes Non-hazardous 0 19 202 0 0 221
8.41 Batteries and accumulators wastes Hazardous 0 45 1 638 0 0 1 683
9.1 Animal and mixed food waste Non-hazardous 14 702 7 815 613 720 1 638 4 410 642 285
9.2 Vegetal wastes Non-hazardous 62 883 44 113 424 15 274 19 191 644
9.3 Animal faeces, urine and manure Non-hazardous 0 6 324 469 17 856 12 840 355 171
10.1 Household and similar wastes Non-hazardous 753 205 3 338 13 383 311 029 0 1 080 955
10.2 Mixed and undifferentiated materials Non-hazardous 418 773 9 547 280 128 158 989 5 429 872 866
10.2 Mixed and undifferentiated materials Hazardous 11 5 745 17 320 0 6 093
10.3 Sorting residues Non-hazardous 46 322 15 911 149 358 87 791 0 299 382
10.3 Sorting residues Hazardous 29 340 12 857 0 49 007 0 91 204
11 Common sludges Non-hazardous 257 124 74 144 673 4 598 803 407 272
12.1 Mineral waste from construction and demolition Non-hazardous 142 061 147 1 688 478 116 452 0 1 947 138
12.1 Mineral waste from construction and demolition Hazardous 47 840 2 864 2 099 13 269 0 66 072
12.2, 12.3, 12.5 Other mineral wastes Non-hazardous 1 324 3 633 116 912 65 032 061 10 232 413 75 386 343
12.2, 12.3, 12.5 Other mineral wastes Hazardous 0 652 6 193 808 731 259 041 1 074 617
12.4 Combustion wastes Non-hazardous 12 38 736 900 441 632 0 1 178 582
12.4 Combustion wastes Hazardous 1 195 931 3 627 0 4 754
12.6 Soils Non-hazardous 0 450 1 314 779 13 151 208 0 14 466 437
12.6 Soils Hazardous 0 345 13 981 119 517 0 133 843
12.7 Dredging spoils Non-hazardous 0 0 12 2 605 0 2 617
12.7 Dredging spoils Hazardous 3 589 0 0 64 0 3 653
12.8, 13 Mineral wastes from waste treatment and stabilised wastes Non-hazardous 0 262 141 306 27 681 119 169 368
12.8, 13 Mineral wastes from waste treatment and stabilised wastes Hazardous 205 13 262 77 855 0 78 335
Not defined 0 2 1 226 5 0 1 233
Total 4 688 368 225 679 7 010 164 80 781 142 10 520 126 103 225 479
Of which hazardous 96 599 140 901 160 831 1 224 209 263 694 1 886 234

Source: Waste statistics 2015, Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Ville Vertanen


Updated 15.6.2017

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