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Appendix table 1. Municipal waste 2019, tonnes

  Total waste treatment Material recovery (w/o aerobic and anaerobic digestion) Aerobic and anaerobic digestion Energy recovery Incineration without energy recovery Landfilling
Mixed waste 1 536 962 0 10 748 1 515 281 0 10 933
Separately collected waste total, of which 1 430 673 898 458 428 498 99 317 349 4 051
 - Paper and cardboard waste 441 879 433 551 0 8 328 0 0
 - Biodegradable waste 464 267 24 015 412 702 26 801 9 740
 - Glass waste 80 350 80 061 0 35 0 254
 - Metal waste 164 145 164 145 0 0 0 0
 - Wood waste 113 680 81 036 128 31 886 0 630
 - Plastic waste 74 497 56 594 0 17 894 9 0
 - Electrical and electronic waste 59 056 59 053 0 3 0 0
 - Other separately collected fractions 32 799 3 15 668 14 370 331 2 427
Other and unspecified waste 155 070 17 214 2 309 120 511 351 14 685
Total waste 3 122 705 915 672 441 555 1 735 109 700 29 669

Source: Waste statistics 2019, Municipal waste, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heidi Pirtonen 029 551 3093, Juha Espo 029 551 3463, ymparistotilinpito@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 9.12.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. Municipal waste 2019, Appendix table 1. Municipal waste 2019, tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2019/13/jate_2019_13_2020-12-09_tau_001_en.html