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Appendix table 2. Waste treatment in 2016, 1,000 tonnes

  Energy recovery Incineration without energy recovery Material
recovery
Landfilling and other disposal operation Total
Chemical waste 8 30 136 139 313
Metallic waste 0 0 162 1 163
Paper and cardboard waste 35 0 522 0 557
Wood waste 3 161 3 123 0 3 287
Animal and vegetal waste 98 0 715 10 823
Household and mixed waste 1 603 9 280 232 2 124
Sludges 312 0 152 163 627
Mineral waste 247 1 6 533 109 763 116 544
Other waste 224 11 649 132 1 016
Total 5 688 55 9 272 110 440 125 456
Of which hazardous waste 125 42 113 1 723 2 004

Source: Waste statistics 2016, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Juha Espo 029 551 3463, Johanna Pakarinen 029-5513313, ymparistotilinpito@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ville Vertanen


Updated 31.8.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2016, Appendix table 2. Waste treatment in 2016, 1,000 tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 31.5.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2016/jate_2016_2018-08-31_tau_002_en.html