Minneapolis Department of Public Works

 

Solid Waste & Recycling

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

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                                           2013 Tonnage 

Recycling

Tons

Newspaper

1,472.65

Cans-Alum

55.92

Cans-Tin 

130.50

Glass

1,479.28

Plastic

351.25

Corrugated

228.49

Magazines

303.05

Mixed Paper

354.72

Mattresses

837.85

Appliances & Scrap Metals

627.01

One Sort 

20,744.52

Total Recycling

26,585.24

 

 

Other Recycling

 Tons

Construction Recycled

111.18

Batteries

11.04

Motor Oil-used

9.16

Oil filters-used

1.05

Tires

85.85

TV's & Computers

774.22

Total Other Recycling

992.50

 

 

Total Waste to Energy Disposal

87,715.63

 

 

Total Recycling and Waste to Energy 

115,293.37

 

 

Compostable Material

Tons

Source Separated Organics 

444.91

Yard Waste - Residential

18,189.67

Total Compostable Material

18,634.58

 

 

Total Construction Landfilled

4,478.73

 

 

Total All Weight

138,406.68

 

                     2013 Garbage & Recycling Overview

Method

Percentage

Waste to Energy

63%

Recycling

20%

Composted

14%

Landfilled (C&D)

3%

Recycling Rate for Hennepin County: 23.3%

 

Last updated Mar. 25, 2014