recycling rates in miami, fl

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Miami-Dade
(Jan. 1, 2011 – Dec. 31, 2011)
1. Population 2,516,515
2. MSW Management (tons)
A. Landfilled 1,796,489
B. Combusted 967,462
C. Recycled 805,079
D. Total 3,569,030
E. Total Pounds per Capita Per Day 7.77
3. MSW Collected & Recycled Collected Recycled
(tons) (%)
A. Minimum 4 of 8
1. Newspaper 193,346 19%
2. Glass 107,413 7%
3. Aluminum Cans 25,064 4%
4. Plastic Bottles 39,384 8%
5. Steel Cans 71,610 1%
6. Cardboard 372,362 51%
7. Office Paper 168,287 8%
8. Yard Trash 506,853 20%
B. Other Recyclables
9. C&D Debris 271,407 6%
10. White Goods 39,680 98%
11. Tires 30,778 74%
12. Process Fuel 0 100%
C. Other Wastes 1,742,846 23%
D. Total Recycling Rate (%) 23%
E. Adjusted Recycling Rate (%) 23%
F % Change In Waste Reduction Per Capita from Year to Year
Landfilled
50%
Combusted
27%
Recycled
23%
MSW Management
Other Paper
26%
Tires
1%
Metals
15%
Glass
3%
Misc
Textiles 14%
4%
Yard Trash
14%
Food Waste
4% C&D
8%
Newspaper
5%
Plastics
6%
MSW Composition4
1
2
3
5
F. % Change In Waste Reduction Per Capita from Year to Year
(A negative number indicates an increase in the MSW disposal rate per capita.)
Year MSW tons per capita % Change
2006 1.62 9%
2007 1.45 -11%
2008 1.20 -18%
2009 1.29 7%
2010 1.04 -20%
2011 1.10 5%
G. Participation in Recycling Units Percent
1. Single-family Curbside 487,989 72%
2. Multi-family Curbside 502,348 51%
3. Commercial 55,518
a) Scheduled collection 44.21%
b) On call collection 0.02%
1 Official 2011 Governor’s Office estimate.
2 From 2011 Municipal Solid Waste Data Report.
3 Counites must recycle a significant portion for a minimum of 4 out of 8 of these materials.
4 Some materials have been combined: Metals include Aluminum Cans, Steel Cans, Ferrous and Non-ferrous metals, and White Goods;
Other Paper includes Corrugated, Office and Other Paper; and Plastics include Plastic Bottles and Other Plastics.
5 The legislature established a goal of 30 percent for all counties with a population of over 100,000.
6 Participation means availability and usage of recycling services .
7Percentage of total county units (single/multi-family dwellings and commercial establishments) participating in recycling.
8 Includes apartments, condominiums and others.
9 May also include government and institutional.
* Calendar year data. Revised: 3/6/2013
0.00
0.50
1.00
1.50
20012002 200320042005 200620072008 20092010 2011
1.371.40 1.381.34
1.48 1.62
1.45
1.20
1.29
1.04 1.10
Tons
Year
MSW Disposed per Capita
6 7
8
9
FDEP

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