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Appendix table 1. Municipal waste treatment in 2016, tonnes

Waste Amount Recycling Energy recovery Landfilled
Mixed waste total 1 218 521 5 982 1 136 439 76 100
Separately collected waste total, of which 1 462 788 1 140 398 315 689 6 701
   Paper and board waste 501 071 465 892 35 176 3
   Organic waste 392 959 347 826 43 431 1 702
   Glass waste 77 233 77 111 0 122
   Metal waste 161 507 161 507 0 0
   Wood waste 45 593 3 043 42 550 0
   Plastic waste 46 804 18 995 27 794 15
   Electrical and electronic scrap 56 964 56 964 0 0
   Other separately collected waste 180 657 9 060 166 738 4 859
Other 86 622 17 186 62 702 6 734
All total 2 767 931 1 163 566 1 514 830 89 535

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 15.1.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. Municipal waste 2016, Appendix table 1. Municipal waste treatment in 2016, tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.2.2024].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2016/13/jate_2016_13_2018-01-15_tau_001_en.html