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.
|Materials Type||Amount Generated||Recovery Potential
|Food Scraps (Residential)|
|Food Scraps (Institutional)|
|Food Processing Waste|
|Other organics (mortality
waste, fish waste, etc)
|Industrial Waste (type)|
|Other (Specify Type)|
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.