D E C banner
D E C banner


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Chapter 4 - Future Local Planning Unit Projections and SW Changes

4.1 Table of Solid Waste Projections

Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Population estimate
MSW generated
Organics generated
C&D generated
Industrial waste generated
Total generated
MSW Recyclables captured
Organics captured
Non-MSW Recyclables captured
Total Recycled
MSW Recycling rate
Per capita diverted (pounds)

1. Adjust years according to planning period of the LSWMP
2. Amounts should be in tons (except Per capita diverted)
3. MSW Recycling Rate is Total Recycled/Total generated
4. Per capita diverted (pounds) is Total recycled/population x 2000

4.2 Anticipated changes to the Local Planning Unit
4.2.1 Expected residential development
4.2.2 Proposed or planned commercial development
4.2.3 Proposed or planned industrial development
4.2.4 Special conditions that may affect any of these characteristics

4.3 Anticipated changes to the waste stream in the Local Planning Unit
4.3.1 Products in use today, and how they will be disposed of in the future.
4.3.2 Effects of Product Stewarship on the waste stream
4.3.3 Anticipated effects of the changes on the management practices in the Local Planning Unit

Go to Chapter 5 -Technology Evaluation

  • PDF Help
  • For help with PDFs on this page, please call 518-402-8678.
  • Contact for this Page
    Division of Materials Management
    Bureau of Permitting and Planning
    625 Broadway
    Albany, NY 12233-7260
    Send us an email
  • This Page Covers
  • Page applies to all NYS regions