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 2021:
- Number of full service recycling drop-off sites: 6
- Number of times mixed recyclables dumpsters emptied: 3,167
- Number of tons of mixed recyclables collected: 22,776
- Number of tons recycled: 24,899
- Cost to provide recycling drop-off sites: $464,311.60
- Cost avoided from landfilling by recycling: $656,094.18
- Number of glass only drop-off site: 2
- Number of times glass recycling dumpsters emptied: 599
- Number of tons of glass recyclables collected: 2,123
- Cost to provide glass recycling drop-off sites: $97,528
It’s a start, but we can do better. For tips, view our brochure.