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Appendix table 1. Municipal waste in 2011, tonnes

  Amount    Treatment
Recycling Energy recovery Landfilled 
Mixed waste total 1 514 176 40 041 415 771 1 058 364
Separately collected waste total, of which 1 204 592 906 966 262 713 34 913
    Paper and board waste
363 643 356 440 7 178 25
    Organic waste
362 764 333 102 24 721 4 941
    Glass waste 61 062 60 914 4 144
    Metal waste 14 417 14 396 20 1
    Wood waste 83 951 6 822 76 210 919
    Plastic waste 22 323 6 260 16 008 55
    Electrical and electronic scrap 55 830 55 752 46 32
    Other 240 602 73 280 138 526 28 796
All total 2 718 768 947 007 678 484 1 093 277

Source: Statistics Finland - Waste statistics

Inquiries: Juha Espo 09 1734 3463, Simo Vahvelainen 09 1734 3457, ymparisto.energia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 20.11.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2011, Appendix table 1. Municipal waste in 2011, tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2011/jate_2011_2012-11-20_tau_001_en.html