Public Works

Solid Waste & Recycling

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

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1996 Tonnage

Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling

Recycling
Tons
Rate
Newspaper        
13,657.00
10.65%
Cans-Alum
             445.00
0.35%
Cans-Tin                    
             740.00
0.58%
Glass
          4,540.00
3.54%
Plastic
             752.00
0.59%
Corrugated
             325.00
0.25%
Magazines
             670.00
0.52%
Phone Books
             514.00
0.40%
Milk Cartons
               91.00
0.07%
Appliances & Scrap Metals
2,623.00
2.04%
Total Recycling
24,357.00
18.99%
 
 
Other Recycling
Tons
Rate
Construction Recycled
             165.00
0.13%
Batteries
               40.00
0.03%
Motor Oil-used
                    -  
0.00%
Oil filters-used
                    -  
0.00%
Tires
             264.00
0.21%
TV's & Computers
                    -  
0.00%
Total Other Recycling
             469.00
0.37%
 
 
 
Total Waste to Energy Disposal
      103,453.00
80.65%
 
 
 
Total Recycling and Waste to Energy
      128,279.00
100%
 
 
 
Compostable Material
Tons
 
Source Separated Organics
0.00
 
Yard Waste - Residential
17,589.00
 
Christmas Trees
             346.00
 
Total Compostable Material
         17,935.00
 
 
 
 
Total Construction Landfilled
           2,073.00
 
 
 
 
Total All Weight
      148,287.00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Numbers & percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding.

Last updated Jan 6, 2012