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Appendix table 2. Waste treatment in 2019, 1,000 tonnes

Waste class Jäteluokka
Energy recovery Incineration without energy recovery Material recovery Landfilling and other disposal Total
Chemical waste 36 43 221 138 438
Metallic waste 0 0 214 1 215
Glass waste 0 0 119 0 119
Paper and cardboard waste 11 0 497 0 508
Plastic and rubber waste 50 0 64 2 115
Wood waste 2 535 3 181 3 2 722
Animal and vegetal waste 112 0 893 5 1 010
Household and mixed waste 1 950 6 231 68 2 254
Sludges 357 6 348 568 1 280
Mineral waste 329 4 4 918 98 358 103 609
Other waste 345 44 508 107 1 005
Total 5 725 105 8 194 99 250 113 275
 - Of which hazardous waste 113 50 197 1 707 2 068

Source: Waste statistics 2019, Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.6.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2019, Appendix table 2. Waste treatment in 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_002_en.html