This section examines how TRI chemical wastes are managed in the manufacturing sectors (defined as facilities reporting their primary NAICS codes as 31-33).
This map shows the locations of the manufacturing facilities that reported to TRI for 2020, sized by their relative releases. Click on a facility for details on its TRI reporting.
Manufacturing Facilities Reporting to TRI, 2020
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For 2020, nearly 90% of the facilities that reported to TRI were in a manufacturing sector. Manufacturing sectors accounted for most (89%) of the 28.3 billion pounds of production-related waste managed for 2020. Two subsectors of manufacturing, chemical manufacturing and cement manufacturing, are highlighted in more detail later in this section.
The TRI-covered industry sectors not categorized under manufacturing include metal mining, coal mining, electric utilities, chemical wholesalers, petroleum terminals, hazardous waste management, and others.
This page was published in March 2022 and uses the 2020 TRI National Analysis dataset made public in TRI Explorer in October 2021.