Minneapolis Department of Public Works

 

Solid Waste & Recycling

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

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2012 Tonnage Minneapolis
 
Recycling
Tons
Rate %
Newspaper
6,066.95
5.28
Cans-Alum
225.99
.20
Cans-Tin
527.31
.46
Glass
5,918.99
5.16
Plastic
1,372.83
1.20
Corrugated
920.55
.80
Magazines
1,211.70
1.06
Phone Books
10.07
.01
Mixed Paper
1,379.83
1.20
Mattresses
669.35
.061
Appliances & Scrap Metals
733.25
.64
One Sort
860.28
.75
Total Recycling
19,927.10
17.36
 
 
Other Recycling
Tons
Rate
Construction Recycled
72.00
.06
Batteries
20.75
.02
Motor Oil-used
9.93
.01
Oil filters-used
1.12
.00
Tires
109.45
.10
TV's & Computers
785.16
.68
Total Other Recycling
998.41
.87
 
 
 
Total Waste to Energy Disposal
93,870.99
81.77
 
 
 
Total Recycling and Waste to Energy
114,796.50
100.00
 
 
 
Compostable Material
Tons
 
Source Separated Organics
476.04
 
Yard Waste - Residential
16,967.11
 
Total Compostable Material
17,443.15
 
 
 
 
Total Construction Landfilled
5,493.16
 
 
 
 
Total All Weight
137,732.81
 
   
2012 Solid Waste & Recycling OverviewPercentage 
Waste to Energy68% 
Recycled15% 
Composted13% 
Landfilled4%

 

 Recycling Rate for Hennepin County: 17.3%

Last updated Mar. 25, 2014