Amount of waste generated from industry 2018

The release comprises selected statistical data on the amount of waste generated and treated from industry in 2018. Waste from industry covers following sectors: B (Mining and quarrying); C (Manufacturing); D (Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply) and E (Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation).

In 2018 industry sectors generated 759 908.7 tons of waste, of that 423 159.5 tons of non-hazardous waste and 336 749.2 tons of hazardous waste.

Of the total 759 908.7 tons of waste generated in industry, mining and quarrying sector has generated 367 983.9 tons, i.e. 48.4%; manufacturing sector 50 924.7 tons, i.e. 6.7%; sector of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 336 816.3 tons, i.e. 44.3% and sector of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation 4 183.8 tons, i.e. 0.6%.