Public Works

Solid Waste & Recycling

309 2nd Ave S., Room 210
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2281

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2011 Tonnage – Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling
 
Recycling
Tons
Rate%
Newspaper
6,700.83
5.57
Cans - Aluminum
   229.22
0.19
Cans - Tin
   534.85
0.44
Glass
5,838.81
4.86
Plastic
1,250.26
1.04
Corrugated
   989.79
0.82
Magazines
1,220.37
1.01
Phone Books
   133.63
0.11
Mixed Paper
1,128.43
0.94
Mattresses
   495.47
0.41
Appliances & Scrap Metals
1,161.33
0.97
  Total
    19,682.99
      16.36
 
 
 
Other Recycling
Tons
Rate%
Construction Recycled
 58.00
0.05
Batteries
  25.11
0.02
Motor Oil – used
   6.87
0.01
Oil Filters – used
   0.61
0.00
Tires
       139.05
0.12
TV’s & Computers
       900.07
0.75
Total
     1,129.71
0.95
 
 
 
Waste to Energy Disposal      Total
   99,433.61
      82.69
 
 
 
Recycling and Waste to Energy     Total
 120,246.31
100%
 
 
 
Compostable Material
 
 
Source Separated Organics
        459.40
 
Yard Waste – Residential
   16,116.42
 
Total
   16,575.82
 
 
 
 
Construction Landfilled              Total
     5,960.97
 
 
 
 
ALL WEIGHT TOTAL
  142,783.10
 
                                    Numbers and percentages may not add up due to rounding.

Last updated Feb 13, 2012