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Appendix table 1. Waste treatment in 2015, tonnes

Waste Amount Recycling Energy recovery Landfilled
Mixed waste total 1 268 259 553 975 358 292 348
Separately collected waste total, of which 1 391 044 1 092 036 290 267 8 741
   Paper and board waste 516 491 479 302 37 180 9
   Organic waste 364 602 341 247 20 639 2 716
   Glass waste 84 815 76 975 7 672 168
   Metal waste 114 382 114 382 0 0
   Wood waste 36 917 3 262 33 655 0
   Plastic waste 41 791 4 778 36 845 168
   Electrical and electronic scrap 63 603 63 603 0 0
   Other separately collected waste 168 444 8 487 154 277 5 680
Other 78 976 18 749 46 554 13 673
All total 2 738 280 1 111 338 1 312 180 314 762

Source: Waste statistics 2015, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Juha Espo 029 551 3463, Simo Vahvelainen 029 551 3457, ymparisto.energia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ville Vertanen


Updated 20.12.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2015, Appendix table 1. Waste treatment in 2015, tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2015/jate_2015_2016-12-20_tau_001_en.html