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Waste by type and disposal method

Total Waste Volume: Hazardous and Nonhazardous Waste

Type Amount (in t)
2016 2017 2018 2019
Hazardous waste 14,708 15,691 16,163 16,950
Nonhazardous waste 38,444 49,145 50,794 34,830

Total Waste Volume by Disposal Method

*= In the recycling, biogas plants and landfills categories corrections had to be made for 2018 due to input errors at 2 major production sites.

Disposal Method Amount (in t)
2016 2017 2018 2019
Composting 482 796 1,064 2,919
Incineration 14,081 13,167 13,287 15,158
Recycling 5,426 13,375 12,577 7,716
Chemical-physical treatment 2,389 3,315 3,483 3,660
Wastewater processing 3,913 6,514 7,754 11,950
Biogas plant 3,347 4,346 3,344 2,361
Landfill 18,214 21,379 8,404 7,860
Other waste processing 5,299 1,944 109 156
Total 53,152 64,836 43,519 51,780