Recycling in the U.S.

Complete Overview of U.S. MSW Recycling in 2006, data from MSW Facts and Figures 2006 (EPA)

U.S. Recycling Overview

U.S. Recycling Rate from 1960 to 2006 from MSW Facts and Figures 2006 (EPA)

U.S. Historic Recycling Rates


U.S. Recycling Rates of Selected Materials in 2006 from MSW Facts and Figures 2006 (EPA)

U.S. Recycling Rates


U.S. MSW Breakdown before recycling from MSW Facts and Figures 2006 (EPA)

Before Recycling


U.S. MSW Breakdown after recycling from MSW Facts and Figures 2006 (EPA)

After Recycling


Where to Recycle

Unsure where to recycled your batteries, CFLs, or anything else? Enter the type of item and your zipcode at Earth 911 and find the nearest recycling center for that item.

Recycling Resources

Related Guides


Author: Nick Enge

Contributors: Julie Muir (Stanford)

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