2022 Recycling Numbers

When it comes to recycling, how are we doing as a city?
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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 2022:

  • Number of full service recycling drop-off sites: 6
  • Number of times mixed recyclables dumpsters emptied: 3,543
  • Number of tons of mixed recyclables collected: 22,770
  • Number of tons recycled: 22,746
  • Cost to provide recycling drop-off sites: $564,606
  • Cost avoided from landfilling by recycling: $599,793
  • Number of glass only drop-off site: 2
  • Number of times glass recycling dumpsters emptied: 466
  • Number of tons of glass recyclables collected: 1,976
  • Cost to provide glass recycling drop-off sites: $85,098

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

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