Environment, Agriculture and Energy in Lithuania
(edition 2021)

Waste

 

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Waste


Waste generation, 2016–2018

Tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.45,162,585.95,162,585.95,315,982.35,315,982.35,442,579.45,442,579.41,227,238.31,227,238.31,328,386.61,328,386.61,331,083.61,331,083.6GeneratedGenerated during pretreatment20162017201801,000,0002,000,0003,000,0004,000,0005,000,0006,000,000

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators.

 

Largest amounts of waste collected and generated, 2018

Thous. tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.42,201.82,201.8901.2901.2828.0828.0797.6797.6560.4560.4176.2176.2158.7158.7158.2158.2143.9143.9119.6119.6Various mineral wastesSorting residuesHousehold and similar wastesConstruction and demolition wastesFerrous metal wastesPaper and cardboard wastesMixed ferrous and non-ferrous metal wastesWaste from waste treatmentVegetal wastesMixed and undifferentiated materials01002003004005006007008009001,0001,1001,2001,3001,4001,5001,6001,7001,8001,9002,0002,1002,2002,3002,400

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Waste treatment by treatment method, 2016–2018

Thous. tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.42,608.02,608.01,450.31,450.31,326.21,326.2640.9640.9272.9272.9193.1193.110.610.62,739.92,739.91,468.61,468.61,104.61,104.6817.3817.3303.0303.0196.4196.412.512.52,709.32,709.31,480.91,480.91,115.31,115.3569.4569.4277.7277.7276.7276.710.810.8201620172018Disposed in the landfillRecycledPretreatedExportedIncinerated as a fuel or other means to generate energyRecoveredIncinerated on land and disposed in other ways01002003004005006007008009001,0001,1001,2001,3001,4001,5001,6001,7001,8001,9002,0002,1002,2002,3002,4002,5002,6002,7002,8002,900

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators.

Data source: Environmental Protection Agency 

 

Hazardous waste, 2015–2018

Tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4154,583154,583165,323165,323156,690156,690180,369180,3692015201620172018050,000100,000150,000200,000

Data source: Environmental Protection Agency

 

Hazardous waste, 2015–2018

Thous. tonnes

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

Spent solvents

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.1

Acid, alkaline or saline wastes

4.5

4.6

5.0

4.4

Used oils

5.2

4.8

5.3

5.9

Spent chemical catalysts

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.1

Off-specification chemical wastes

1.6

1.9

2.4

3.2

Mixed chemical wastes

0.5

0.7

1.6

1.1

Chemical deposits and residues

44.1

43.5

29.8

40.8

Industrial effluent sludges

0.1

0.2

0.6

0.0

Health care wastes

1.3

1.2

1.2

1.3

Glass wastes

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Waste containing polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Discarded vehicles

27.4

25.3

26.1

27.5

Discarded electrical and electronic equipment

4.3

4.5

5.5

5.6

Components of discarded machines and equipment

16.9

16.7

15.1

12.9

Mixed and undifferentiated materials

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

Sorting residues

16.2

14.9

20.9

21.3

Construction and demolition wastes

2.1

1.8

2.2

2.5

Asbestos wastes

11.1

9.9

14.3

14.6

Combustion wastes

0.5

0.5

0.3

0.5

Soils, dredging spoil

17.8

34.0

25.5

38.0

Data source: Environmental Protection Agency

 

Waste generation in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, 2018

Created with Highcharts 6.1.432.2 per cent32.2 per cent26.8 per cent26.8 per cent23.5 per cent23.5 per cent5.3 per cent5.3 per cent4.9 per cent4.9 per cent4.1 per cent4.1 per cent3.1 per cent3.1 per cent0.1 per cent0.1 per centMixed municipal wasteGreen residuesForest felling residuesCereal cleaning wasteGarden and park biodegradable wasteDiscarded vehiclesMineral waste, not otherwise specified*Plastic waste**

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* Glass wool, perlite, soil, stones, etc.
** Fishing nets, wrap, twine, construction and demolition waste

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Organic waste generation and management in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, 2018

Thous. tonnes

 

Generated waste

Treated on the site

Delivered to others

Amount at the end of the year

Straw

3,468.7

3,274.2

151.9

42.6

Cereal cleaning waste

38.4

31.5

6.5

0.4

Green residues

193.4

182.3

9.6

1.5

Garden and park biodegradable waste

35.5

26.3

9.1

0.1

Forest felling residues

169.4

71.3

94.5

3.6

Sludge from washing and cleaning

8.3

7.3

0.6

0.4

Animal tissue waste

2.6

0.2

2.4

-

Dead infected animals

7.5

-

7.5

-

Manure

3,876.8

3,357.2

299

220.6

Slurry

2,226.9

1,760.4

244.2

222.3

Cesspit contents

227.5

29.8

195.3

2.4

Mixed municipal waste

231.8

0.9

226.4

4.5

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators.

 

Organic waste management in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, 2010 and 2018

2010

2018

Created with Highcharts 6.1.479.2 per cent79.2 per cent11.3 per cent11.3 per cent9.6 per cent9.6 per centTreated on the siteDelivered to othersAmount at the end of the year

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.483.4 per cent83.4 per cent11.8 per cent11.8 per cent4.8 per cent4.8 per centTreated on the siteDelivered to othersAmount at the end of the year

 

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators.

 

Organic waste management in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, 2018

Thous. tonnes

 

Treated

incinerated

recycled on the site

disposed on the site

delivered to other users

delivered to waste managers

Straw

7.8

2,796.9

469.5

130.5

21.4

Cereal cleaning waste

1.0

28.0

2.5

6.0

0.5

Green residues

0.2

172.3

9.8

8.5

1.1

Garden and park biodegradable waste

4.9

19.2

2.2

1.8

7.3

Forest felling residues

64.5

3.6

3.2

94.5

-

Sludge from washing and cleaning

-

4.3

3.0

-

0.6

Animal tissue waste

-

0.1

0.1

0.7

1.7

Dead infected animals

-

-

-

-

7.5

Manure

0.4

2,885.9

470.9

285.7

13.3

Slurry

-

1,613.6

146.8

200.9

43.3

Cesspit contents

-

0.2

29.6

-

195.3

Mixed municipal waste

0.1

0.3

0.5

9.2

217.2

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators.

 


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