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Chapter 2 - Solid Waste Quantity and Types (including recyclables)

2.1 Table of Solid Waste Quantity and Types
Please note that "Generated" includes all materials, including both those diverted for recycling and those disposed. This in not intended to be a report of current recycling amounts, but a modeling of what is possible for the future.

Table of Solid Waste Quantity and Types
Materials Type Amount Generated Recovery Potential
Percentage
Recovery Potential
Amount
Paper-Newsprint
Paper-Corrugated
Metal
Glass
Plastic
Yard Trimmings
Food Scraps (Residential)
Food Scraps (Institutional)
Food Processing Waste
Biosolids
Other organics (mortality
waste, fish waste, etc)
Electronics
Industrial Waste (type)
C&D Materials
Other (Specify Type)

Notes:
1. Insert additional rows for additional materials as appropriate
2. Subdivide recyclables types further as appropriate.
4. Provide a note regarding the source of the data in the table

TIP: Use existing waste assessments from others, or review/revise the original SWM waste assessment, such as the Statewide waste composition and characterization data on the DEC website.

Go to Chapter 3 - Existing Program Description


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