RECYCLING: HOW ARE WE DOING?
When 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 2020:
- Number of full service recycling drop-off sites: 5
- Number of times mixed recyclables dumpsters emptied: 3,208
- Number of tons of mixed recyclables collected: 15,121
- Number of tons recycled: 17,378
- Cost to provide recycling drop-off sites: $438,404
- Cost avoided from landfilling by recycling: $455,315
- Number of glass only drop-off site: 2
- Number of times glass recycling dumpsters emptied: 785
- Number of tons of glass recyclables collected: 2,258
- Cost to provide glass recycling drop-off sites: $96,478
It’s a start, but we can do better. For tips, view our brochure.