Manufacturing Sectors in the 2015 TRI National Analysis
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This map shows the manufacturing facilities that reported to Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) in 2015. Click on a facility for details on their TRI reporting.
Manufacturing Facilities Reporting to TRI, 2015
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Of the 27.2 billion pounds of production-related waste reported to TRI in 2015, most (86%) was from facilities in a manufacturing sector. Similarly, 88% of the facilities reporting to TRI are in a manufacturing sector. The manufacturing sectors are defined by NAICS sector codes 31 through 33 and include a variety of industries involved in the production of food, textiles, paper, chemicals, plastics, electronics, transportation equipment, and other products. Two of the manufacturing sectors (food and chemicals) are highlighted in more detail later in this chapter.
The industries not categorized under manufacturing include metal mining (see profile), coal mining, electric utilities (see profile), chemical wholesalers, petroleum terminals, hazardous waste management, and others.
Quick Facts for 2015: Manufacturing Sectors (NAICS 31-33)
|Number of Facilities that Reported to TRI||19,279|
|Number of Facilities with New Source Reduction Activities||2,301|
|Production-Related Waste Managed||23,440.8 million lb|
|Recycled||11,598.4 million lb|
|Energy Recovery||2,945.5 million lb|
|Treated||7,434.0 million lb|
|Disposed of or Otherwise Released||1,462.9 million lb|
|Total Disposal or Other Releases||1,438.4 million lb|
|On-site||1,123.7 million lb|
|Air||545.6 million lb|
|Water||173.1 million lb|
|Land||405.0 million lb|
|Off-site||314.7 million lb|
Note: Numbers may not sum exactly due to rounding.
This page was published in January 2017 and uses the 2015 TRI National Analysis dataset made public in TRI Explorer in October 2016.