Figure 4-5 background data - Solid waste disposal

 

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Food waste

125.2

115.3

105.3

95.3

85.4

84.2

74.3

65.2

69.8

72.1

65.1

27.1

15.1

6.8

3.5

3.6

4.6

8.8

3.5

1.3

20.4

56.0

34.8

26.8

28.7

18.1

22.5

20.3

22.4

21.9

11.1

19.5

Paper & cardboard

176.4

155.3

134.2

113.1

92.0

90.5

81.8

71.5

78.7

85.2

74.8

29.6

18.3

8.2

5.0

4.9

6.1

12.2

4.9

1.6

9.1

23.6

15.2

12.4

13.5

9.3

10.7

9.2

10.4

9.3

5.2

12.8

Wood

139.0

127.8

116.5

105.2

94.0

96.1

104.3

92.3

96.2

79.0

78.3

46.1

21.8

12.4

6.4

7.1

12.1

11.4

6.6

1.8

9.0

18.4

14.6

9.8

9.2

9.4

9.7

6.9

7.4

4.6

5.2

11.0

Textiles

8.8

8.6

8.5

8.3

8.2

7.4

6.6

10.1

9.8

6.1

6.0

3.2

0.7

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.1

4.9

8.7

6.8

5.7

6.2

5.4

4.9

4.9

4.8

2.9

2.2

10.0

Rubber & leather

3.6

3.4

3.2

2.9

2.7

2.5

2.2

3.6

3.3

2.0

2.0

1.1

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

6.4

13.2

9.7

7.4

7.9

6.5

6.5

6.0

6.2

4.3

2.9

10.8

Garden & park waste

120.5

102.7

85.0

67.3

49.6

49.9

43.4

33.2

34.6

40.6

36.6

14.7

9.2

4.2

1.8

1.9

2.6

5.1

1.9

0.7

6.5

11.9

5.0

7.7

5.2

5.9

3.0

1.5

1.7

2.1

1.2

1.2

Domestic sludge, degradable

169.3

154.0

138.6

123.3

107.9

99.5

116.9

127.4

121.7

124.0

92.3

61.9

48.3

52.3

35.8

27.4

29.4

32.8

24.4

23.4

7.2

12.0

9.3

5.7

4.1

3.7

4.8

5.0

3.8

3.2

2.4

1.1

Industrial sludge, degradable

61.0

56.3

51.6

46.9

42.2

63.5

71.4

31.1

31.3

29.6

24.8

22.0

21.3

18.7

17.2

12.8

17.2

19.7

16.1

10.4

5.5

6.2

3.1

4.0

3.0

2.2

2.6

3.1

4.3

2.0

1.9

1.5

Chemicals, degradable

46.0

44.7

43.5

42.2

41.0

38.6

39.3

34.0

29.6

23.4

26.8

17.5

15.1

11.0

12.7

7.1

9.3

9.6

9.2

6.0

6.4

12.0

16.8

11.3

9.6

6.0

13.8

5.2

6.1

4.2

4.6

4.8

Demolition

278.2

264.8

251.5

238.1

224.7

220.8

194.8

152.8

175.3

139.3

201.3

164.3

155.2

117.6

124.3

143.3

147.2

120.9

104.3

86.2

30.2

62.8

75.6

60.1

51.1

51.2

56.2

73.9

74.3

61.2

60.6

52.1

Plastics*

92.9

103.7

114.5

125.3

136.0

134.8

116.9

98.2

105.0

108.1

99.1

42.4

22.6

11.4

4.5

4.7

6.5

11.8

4.6

1.9

12.0

24.3

21.9

12.4

13.2

9.9

10.2

9.9

10.2

7.8

5.6

13.3

Glass*

73.2

76.6

80.1

83.5

87.0

79.0

69.6

75.5

66.3

56.2

62.4

59.5

55.6

50.9

53.3

54.8

55.1

53.6

48.8

39.1

6.9

10.6

7.2

6.0

6.1

6.4

5.7

5.0

5.4

2.9

3.4

11.1

Metal*

155.6

146.1

136.6

127.1

117.6

106.0

93.7

103.5

90.8

78.1

86.1

179.7

166.1

168.1

120.2

152.0

152.8

158.8

168.1

212.3

80.2

89.5

86.6

102.2

124.9

50.2

41.2

12.9

8.5

22.3

46.3

52.3

Sludge, inert*

95.7

86.5

77.4

68.3

59.2

52.2

41.8

45.3

38.1

36.1

39.4

28.0

22.7

18.6

21.2

16.9

20.2

22.6

20.4

13.3

0.0

6.0

13.3

6.6

4.9

3.5

6.2

7.8

7.9

7.8

8.1

7.4

Chemicals, inert*

47.8

46.9

46.0

45.1

44.3

38.6

33.5

36.7

46.1

23.3

26.8

17.4

15.4

11.4

13.0

7.4

9.5

9.9

9.5

6.1

2.5

4.3

3.6

1.9

1.9

3.3

2.4

1.8

2.2

1.4

1.0

2.8

Electric waste*

34.7

36.3

37.8

39.4

41.0

38.6

33.5

33.7

29.6

23.5

27.7

19.0

18.7

114.3

96.3

91.8

100.4

118.2

143.5

14.9

3.1

5.4

4.6

2.9

2.5

2.2

2.4

2.7

2.4

1.3

0.8

1.5

Ash & slag*

828.4

829.9

831.3

832.7

834.1

289.4

920.5

640.6

354.9

177.7

150.4

104.7

87.5

99.0

83.1

56.2

53.0

71.9

179.6

60.0

5.9

23.9

21.1

36.2

48.0

33.3

29.6

30.2

25.2

20.4

18.7

19.4

Particulate matter & dust*

43.1

42.6

42.1

41.5

41.0

38.6

33.5

33.7

29.6

23.3

26.7

17.3

15.1

11.0

12.7

7.1

9.2

9.6

9.2

6.0

60.0

75.8

51.9

25.4

38.4

42.6

29.0

68.8

80.5

31.4

1.6

3.6

Soil, sand & stone*

567.2

529.5

491.7

454.0

416.2

339.8

436.2

342.0

415.4

400.0

313.5

367.3

344.8

190.0

254.7

201.6

183.7

176.4

223.1

217.9

1491.0

2009.9

1982.9

2147.0

2048.6

2045.4

2557.9

1812.2

2000.5

2402.8

2461.1

2232.7

Other waste, inert*

502.3

458.5

414.7

370.9

327.1

330.0

335.6

338.2

312.9

293.1

340.9

322.1

282.1

267.1

265.8

294.4

294.5

301.7

303.1

251.7

97.9

117.8

108.7

111.7

132.5

110.5

111.7

111.8

116.4

98.7

104.0

103.6

Total degradable

1127.9

1032.9

937.8

842.8

747.7

752.8

734.7

621.1

650.3

601.3

607.9

387.5

305.3

231.6

207.0

208.5

228.9

220.8

171.3

131.6

105.7

224.9

190.8

150.8

138.4

117.7

134.5

136.0

141.6

115.5

97.4

124.7

Total inert*

2441.0

2356.6

2272.2

2187.9

2103.5

1447.0

2114.8

1747.2

1488.8

1219.4

1173.1

1157.4

1030.6

941.9

924.7

886.8

884.8

934.5

1110.1

823.1

1759.5

2367.5

2301.7

2452.4

2421.0

2307.2

2796.4

2063.1

2259.2

2596.7

2650.4

2447.6

Total

3568.9

3389.5

3210.0

3030.6

2851.2

2199.8

2849.6

2368.3

2139.1

1820.7

1781.0

1544.8

1335.9

1173.5

1131.7

1095.3

1113.8

1155.3

1281.3

954.7

1865.2

2592.4

2492.5

2603.2

2559.4

2424.9

2931.0

2199.1

2400.8

2712.2

2747.8

2572.4

*Waste types characterised as inert, i.e. DOCi = 0

Updated 3/3-2023