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.