Appendix table 2. Waste treatment in 2017, 1,000 tonnes

  Energy recovery Incineration without energy recovery Material
recovery
Landfilling and other disposal operation Total
Chemical waste 16 32 98 149 295
Metallic waste 0 0 173 1 174
Class waste 0 0 72 0 72
Paper and cardboard waste 69 0 552 0 621
Plastic and rubber waste 71 0 35 2 108
Wood waste 2 948 7 45 1 3 001
Animal and vegetal waste 101 5 423 6 535
Household and mixed waste 2 019 1 122 84 2 226
Sludges 334 2 125 137 597
Mineral waste 336 0 5 361 103 258 108 955
Other waste 300 13 843 175 1 332
Total 6 195 62 7 848 103 812 117 917
Of which hazardous waste 134 46 97 1 166 1 443

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 2. Waste treatment in 2017, 1,000 tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2017/jate_2017_2019-07-09_tau_002_en.html