Concept variable

Amount of waste

  Norwegian (bokmål)
Name Amount of waste
Definition The term waste means discarded objects of personal property or substances. Surplus objects and substances from service industries, manufacturing industries and treatment plants etc. are also considered to be waste. Waste water and exhaust gases are not considered to be waste. Household waste is defined as waste from private households, including large objects such as furniture, etc. Industrial waste is defined as waste from public and private enterprises and institutions. Hazardous waste is defined as waste that cannot appropriately be treated together with other household waste or industrial waste because of its size, and hazardous waste, i.e. waste that may cause serious pollution or involve a risk of injury to people or animals
Valid from 1992-01-01
Valid to
Owner 220 - Division for environmental statistics
Statistical unit Establishment
Subject 01.05 - Waste
Linked to StatBank tables