Wales waste data 2013
This information will be useful for local authorities, regional planning bodies and businesses involved in planning for future waste facilities.
This document is one of a series of annual reports summarising our waste data.You can find detailed data tables for Wales on this page.
During 2013, facilities in Wales managed a total of 7.9 million tonnes of waste. At the end of 2013 there were:
- 31.3 million Cubic metres of available landfill capacity with 69% of this available at commercial non-hazardous sites
- Approx. 10.7 years of landfill life left at sites for non-hazardous wastes in Wales, at 2013 input rates
During 2013, over 263,000 tonnes of hazardous waste was produced in Wales, generated from over 9,000 businesses and industry, with over 310,000 tonnes deposited in Wales.