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Appendix table 1. Waste generation by industry, 2019, 1,000 tonnes

NACE Waste class
Chemical waste Metallic waste Paper and cardboard waste Wood waste Animal and vegetal waste Household and mixed waste Sludges Mineral waste Other waste Total Of which hazardous waste
NACE Section B: Mining and quarrying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 743 0 86 743 464
NACE C 10 - 12 Food products and beverages 1 2 11 4 428 33 46 52 37 614 4
NACE C 16 Wood and wood products 3 2 0 807 93 7 2 18 34 967 10
NACE C 17 - 18 Paper and paper products printing and reproduction of recorded media 172 21 231 1 737 3 337 338 242 92 3 174 19
NACE C 19-22 Coke and refined petroleum products, Chemicals, chemical products and rubber and plastic products 103 8 5 8 4 168 23 1 452 35 1 806 119
NACE C 23 Non-metallic mineral products 2 68 2 2 0 9 5 283 62 432 7
NACE C 24 - 25 Basic metals and metal products 61 70 3 6 0 61 75 1 466 2 1 745 967
NACE D, Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 5 43 0 2 0 31 29 1 036 4 1 150 192
NACE E, Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 33 61 9 113 30 103 323 388 699 1 759 297
NACE F, Construction 0 1 0 381 1 20 0 13 239 26 13 667 287
NACE G - U, Services, Goverment 18 71 94 36 145 530 36 928 175 2 033 68
Others (C 13-15, 26-33) 21 48 5 18 1 24 1 187 7 312 35
Households 3 110 221 40 341 1 247 0 0 266 2 227 9
Total 425 504 583 3 152 1 046 2 569 878 106 034 1 438 116 630 2 478

Source: Waste statistics 2019, Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.6.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2019, Appendix table 1. Waste generation by industry, 2019, 1,000 tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2019/jate_2019_2021-06-16_tau_001_en.html