Waste management

 

Waste volumes of Sponda’s properties in Finland
  2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Total, t 6,297 6,591 6,796 5,898 5,610
   Energy recovery, t 3,264 3,394 2,845 2,343 752
   Material Recovery, t 2,852 2,910 2,995 2,495 2,487
      Biowaste, t 928 932 991 748 493
      Paper, t 576 620 686 623 824
      Paperboard, t 971 1,011 1,014 826 892
      Cardboard, t 118 134 128 121 121
      Glass, t 76 78 81 88 61
      Metal, t 65 59 57 48 34
      Plastic, t 2 2 4 2 1
      Sludge, t 92 53 0 0 0
      Other waste, t 17 15 26 31 56
      Hazardous waste, t 7 6 8 7 7
  Mixed waste to landfill, t 181 286 955 1,059 2,371
Total carbon dioxide emissions CO2 arising from waste, t CO2-e 225 253      

This includes Sponda-owned properties where the property owner is responsible for waste management.

 

Waste recovery rates of Sponda’s properties in Finland
  2015 2014
Overall waste recovery rate, % 97 96
   Energy recovery, % 52 52
      Energy recovery rate, Helsinki metropolitan area, % 100 98
      Energy recovery rate, rest of Finland, % 80 79
   Recycling rate, % 45 44
      Recycling rate, Helsinki metropolitan area, % 45 44
      Recycling rate, rest of Finland, % 46 40
Mixed waste to landfill, % 3 4

 

Waste volumes of Sponda’s properties in Finland, comparable properties
  2015 2014
  % t % t
Total   6,094   6,152
   Energy recovery 52 3,162 51 3,157
   Material Recovery 45 2,752 44 2,730
   Mixed waste to landfill 3 181 4 266

 

Waste volumes of Sponda’s properties in Finland by main segment in 2015
  Office properties Shopping centres Logistics properties Property Development
Energy recovery, t 2,127 805 328 5
Material recovery, t 1,649 960 237 7
Mixed waste to landfill, t 148 15 3 14

Sponda's energy waste has been processed into recycled fuel, which has mainly been supplied to power plants for the production of electricity and process steam, and the combined production of electricity and district heating.

 

Waste volumes and recovery rates of Sponda’s head office
  2015   2014  
  % t % t
Total   76.9   81.1
   Energy recovery 40 30.9 38 31.1
   Material recovery 60 45.9 61 49.3
   Mixed waste to landfill 0 0.0 1 0.6