2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Major waste recycled or reused – solid (tonnes)1 12,079 9,150 20,563 32,663 32,923
Minor waste recycled or reused – solid (tonnes)2 219 255 210 270 503
Major waste recycled or reused – liquid (m3)3 2,653 3,680 3,439 3,992 3,172
Waste – solid hazardous or potentially hazardous materials sent
for off-site treatment or destruction (m3)
19 11 68 11 110
Waste – liquid hazardous or potentially hazardous material sent
for off-site treatment or destruction (m3)
4.0 4.6 2.1 1.4 1.1
Waste disposal – on-site industrial, non-hazardous (tonnes) 16,862 20,431 21,775 41,278 17,807
Waste disposal – on-site sanitary non-hazardous (tonnes) 1,712 2,137 2,354 1,027 720
Waste disposal – off-site sanitary non-hazardous (tonnes)4 874 1,098
  1. Includes catalyst, scrap metal, tires, conveyor belting and batteries.
  2. Includes solid recycled materials such as aerosols, oil/fuel filters, oily rags, refrigerant, plastic and metal drums, electronic waste, fluorescent tubes, kitchen grease, paper/cardboard/newsprint, beverage containers and printer cartridges.
  3. Includes used oil and used solvents.
  4. In August of 2010, Syncrude began sending most of the sanitary waste generated at Syncrude to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo's landfill.

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