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Industrial waste. By types

Industrial waste. 2018 By types.
Special Not special Total
Exploration, mining, quarrying, and mineral treatment 195 15,126 15,321
Agriculture, forestry and fishing; food preparation and processing 146 751,116 751,262
Wood processing and the production of panels and furniture, paper and cardboard 1,257 127,143 128,400
Leather, fur and textile industries 320 33,744 34,064
Petroleum refining, natural gas purification and pyrolytic treatment of coal 46 655 701
Inorganic chemical processes 13,322 46,729 60,051
Organic chemical processes 239,537 96,396 335,933
Manufacture, formulation, supply and use of coatings (paints, varnishes and vitreous enamels), adhesives, sealants and printing inks 17,154 12,647 29,801
Photographic industry 468 19 486
Thermal processes 39,520 419,214 458,735
Chemical surface treatment and coating of metals and other materials; non-ferrous hydro-metallurgy 27,153 14,043 41,196
Shaping and physical and mechanical surface treatment of metals and plastics 9,369 362,811 372,180
Oils and liquid fuels (except edible oils) 25,007 0 25,007
Organic solvents, refrigerants and propellants 8,951 0 8,951
Packaging; absorbents, wiping cloths, filter materials and protective clothing 36,904 117,197 154,101
Unspecified waste 32,211 69,178 101,389
Construction and demolition wastes (including excavated soil from contaminated sites) 8,936 232,596 241,532
Medical or veterinary services (except kitchen and catering waste) 14,948 276 15,224
Waste management facilities, off-site waste water treatment plants and the preparation of water intended for human consumption (1) 4,589 620,770 625,359
Municipal wastes (household waste and similar commercial and industrial wastes) including separately collected fractions 3,066 933,213 936,279
Total 483,099 3,852,873 4,335,972
Units: Tons.
Source: Agència de Residus de Catalunya.
(1) Includes the urban waste water treatment plants.
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