Environment and climate change statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean

FDES- Component 3: Residuals

This component contains statistics on the amount and characteristics of residuals generated by human production and consumption processes, their management, and their final release to the environment. Residuals are flows of solid, liquid and gaseous materials, and energy, that are discarded, discharged or emitted by establishments and households through processes of production, consumption or accumulation.


The sub-components included are:

  • Emissions to Air
  • Generation and Management of Wastewater
  • Generation and Management of Waste
  • Release of Chemical Substances