TRI National Analysis

Chemical Manufacturing Waste Management Trend in the 2015 TRI National Analysis

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The following graph shows the annual quantities of toxic chemicals managed by the chemical manufacturing industry.


From 2005 to 2015:

From 2014 to 2015:

  • Production-related waste managed increased by 35.4 million pounds (0.3%).
  • In 2015, 4% of the sector’s waste was released into the environment, while the rest was managed through treatment, energy recovery, and recycling.

This page was published in January 2017 and uses the 2015 TRI National Analysis dataset made public in TRI Explorer in October 2016.

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