Non-hazardous waste in wholesale and retail trade in 2012 (Survey on)

Dernière mise à jour le : 12/01/2015

Présentation de l'opération

Organisme producteur :

Insee. Direction des statistiques d'entreprises (DSE)

Type d'opération :


Objectifs :

The survey on non-hazardous waste in wholesale and retail trade (excluding the automative sector) aims at estimating the national production of non-hazardous waste from commercial establishments reporting on a year n, by physical volume and classed by type of waste and by sector of activity.

It serves to meet European regulation n° 2150/2005 on waste statistics.

Thèmes abordés :

The questionnaire includes 3 sections:

- the first part collects background information relating to the establishments of the scope of the survey (activity, numbers);

- the second part collects qualitative information on waste management and the importance of environmental concerns for the establishment.

- the third part collects tonnages of producted waste according to their type, as well as information on  their collection and their processing. It is broken down into three sub-sections: non-hazardous slurry and organic waste, mixed non-hazardous waste, non-mixed non-hazardous waste.

Champ de l'opération

Champ géographique :

Metropolitan France and overseas departments

Champ(s) statistique(s) couvert(s) :

These are establishments with 20 or more employees, with a NAF rev. 2 code belonging to the divisions 46 and 47 (wholesale and retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles). The sample is about 5000 units.

Caractéristiques techniques

Unité statistique enquêtée :


Périodicité de l'opération :

The survey is aperiodic. The two last surveys were conducted in 2007, on the observation years 2006 and in 2013, on the observation year 2012.

Période et mode de collecte :

Internet with the possibility of sending by mail upon request. The data collection of the year n takes place from September to December n + 1.

Historique :

This survey follows on from other surveys, in particular the one conducted in 2005 (data from 2004) by the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) and the French Institute for the Environment (Ifen) on the quasi totality of the trade field.
The survey is conducted by INSEE :
In 2007, it was carried out by the structural surveys cluster of companies from the Regional Directorate of Midi-Pyrénées. In 2013, the national business statistics service of the regional department of Basse-Normandie directed the collection.

Plan de sondage :

Since 2012, the sampling frame is the Sirus directory (directory of statistical units). The sampling method: stratification by sector of activity and by local unit size. The survey is more exhaustive for establishments of 250 or more employees.

Autres spécifications :

This thematic survey concerns only non-hazardous waste. Data on hazardous waste are produced by the operation of mandatory annual administrative declarations for hazardous waste fulfilled by firms (French pollutant emission database : BDREP).