I2 – Management of hazardous waste
The stock of hazardous industrial waste at the beginning and at the end of the year, as well as the amounts generated and treated in Belarus – in total and by methods of treatment (recycling, incineration, landfilling, and other methods).
The structure of generated industrial waste by hazard category in
the Republic of Belarus in 2017
Industrial waste is classified by hazard category in accordance with the Classification of waste generated in the Republic of Belarus, where category 1 is extremely hazardous waste, category 2 is high-hazard, category 3 is hazardous, and category 4 is low-hazard. In addition, there is a “Non-hazardous waste” category;
The indicator I2 “Management of hazardous waste” comprises waste of hazard categories 1-3.
State statistical report 1-отходы (Ministry of Environment) “Report on industrial waste management”;
The data producer is the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus.
Municipal waste: administrative data; the data producer is the Ministry of Housing and Utilities of the Republic of Belarus.
Relevance of the indicator:
The indicator provides a measure of anthropogenic impact on the environment.