RezeroLab Data

Industrial waste generation

Data from Catalunya

Industrial waste is considered all waste resulting from a manufacturing process, or generated in an industrial facility and that is not comparable to municipal waste.

Evolution of the quantity of hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste generated and the number of companies in Catalonia

Source:Statistics Institute of Catalonia and Waste Agency of Catalonia

Since 2010, tons of industrial waste have decreased by 11%.

The number of companies in Catalonia has skyrocketed between 2020 and 2022, increasing by 13% in just two years and in the midst of the covid-19 crisis.