Appendix table 1. Waste generation in 2017, 1,000 tonnes

Chemical
waste
Metallic
waste
Paper and cardboard waste Wood
waste
Animal and
vegetal waste
Household and
mixed waste
Sludges Mineral waste Other
waste
Total Of which
hazardous waste
NACE Section B: Mining and quarrying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 88 976 0 88 976 409
NACE C 10 - 12 Food products and beverages 3 2 4 2 425 28 36 54 44 597 5
NACE C 16 Wood and wood products 2 3 0 1 252 100 10 3 13 1 1 383 392
NACE C 17 - 18 Paper and paper products printing and reproduction of recorded media 151 12 54 2 077 1 360 301 134 87 3 177 5
NACE C 19-22
Coke and refined petroleum products, Chemicals, chemical products and rubber and plastic products
94 15 5 9 6 181 57 425 13 804 115
NACE C 23
Non-metallic mineral products
3 1 1 0 0 22 102 65 61 256 4
NACE C 24 - 25
Basic metals and metal products
46 127 5 4 0 55 86 891 2 1 217 594
NACE D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 2 12 0 1 0 4 2 1 129 1 1 152 145
NACE E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 42 60 15 50 34 71 217 476 560 1 525 231
NACE F Construction 0 164 0 193 1 7 0 14 330 31 14 727 139
NACE G - U Services, Goverment 6 45 145 9 118 448 12 91 128 1 002 31
Others (A, C 13-15, 26-33) 27 59 9 20 1 13 10 87 8 234 38
Households 0 86 334 20 277 1 055 0 0 247 2 019 27
Total 376 586 573 3 638 964 2 253 827 106 671 1 182 117 069 2 135

Source: Waste statistics 2017, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Juha Espo 029 551 3463, Heidi Pirtonen 029-551 3583, ymparistotilinpito@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ville Vertanen


Updated 9.7.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2017, Appendix table 1. Waste generation in 2017, 1,000 tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2017/jate_2017_2019-07-09_tau_001_en.html