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Industrial waste. By types

Industrial waste. 2019 By types.
Special Not special Total
Exploration, mining, quarrying, and mineral treatment 192 11,772 11,964
Agriculture, forestry and fishing; food preparation and processing 113 776,336 776,448
Wood processing and the production of panels and furniture, paper and cardboard 1,236 142,782 144,018
Leather, fur and textile industries 285 30,939 31,225
Petroleum refining, natural gas purification and pyrolytic treatment of coal 50 329 379
Inorganic chemical processes 9,239 111,208 120,447
Organic chemical processes 225,901 91,618 317,519
Manufacture, formulation, supply and use of coatings (paints, varnishes and vitreous enamels), adhesives, sealants and printing inks 14,386 11,334 25,720
Photographic industry 464 236 700
Thermal processes 36,292 423,412 459,704
Chemical surface treatment and coating of metals and other materials; non-ferrous hydro-metallurgy 25,009 11,056 36,066
Shaping and physical and mechanical surface treatment of metals and plastics 8,413 334,680 343,093
Oils and liquid fuels (except edible oils) 27,768 0 27,768
Organic solvents, refrigerants and propellants 7,480 0 7,480
Packaging; absorbents, wiping cloths, filter materials and protective clothing 40,995 117,367 158,362
Unspecified waste 29,425 67,012 96,437
Construction and demolition wastes (including excavated soil from contaminated sites) 10,989 213,532 224,521
Medical or veterinary services (except kitchen and catering waste) 14,830 200 15,030
Waste management facilities, off-site waste water treatment plants and the preparation of water intended for human consumption (1) 3,379 639,676 643,054
Municipal wastes (household waste and similar commercial and industrial wastes) including separately collected fractions 2,373 926,031 928,404
Total 458,819 3,909,520 4,368,339
Units: Tons.
Source: Agència de Residus de Catalunya.
(1) Includes the urban waste water treatment plants.
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