2017 Recycling Numbers

RECYCLING: HOW ARE WE DOING?

Photo of full recycling binWhen it comes to recycling, how are we doing as a city? One of the best ways to monitor our progress is to look at the numbers. Take a look at some of our recycling statistics from 2017:

  • Number of full service recycling drop-off sites: 5
  • Number of times mixed recyclables dumpsters emptied: 2,079
  • Number of tons of mixed recyclables collected: 1,352
  • Number of tons recycled: 17,043
  • Cost to provide recycling drop-off sites: $357,812
  • Cost avoided from landfilling by recycling: $429,349

It’s a start, but we can do better. For tips, view our brochure.

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